Dr. Kristen Jones Named Provost

Dr. Kristen Jones

Bellevue College has named Dr. Kristen Jones to the role of provost for Academic and Student Affairs. The position reports to the president and will collaborate with faculty, staff, students, members of the president’s cabinet and external stakeholders to provide leadership, policy direction and management.

“Dr. Jones brings substantive expertise to the role,” said Dr. Jerry Weber, president of Bellevue College. “She has held executive leadership positions for both large and small community colleges, and her collaborative approach has resulted in significant, successful initiatives in both instruction and student affairs.”

Jones has served as the vice president of Instruction at North Seattle College since April 2014 where she provided the leadership to improve processes and address campus issues. She established a 10-year Instructional Master Plan, developed a faculty-led instructional program review process, and institutionalized a Strategic Enrollment Management Action Plan. Previously Jones was the vice president for Instruction and Student Services at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, Montana.

Jones holds a doctorate of education in community college leadership and a master’s in counseling from Oregon State University, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Oregon.

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Last Updated June 25, 2018