Dr. Paulette Dalpes Appointed Deputy to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Chief of Staff

July 12, 2012

Dr. Paulette Dalpes Deputy to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Chief of StaffVice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Frank D. Sanchez, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Paulette Dalpes to the position of Deputy to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Chief of Staff, City University of New York, effective July 1st, 2012.
Over the past three years, as Dean of Student Affairs at Kingsborough Community College, Dr. Dalpes has provided oversight and management of a large, diverse department and exhibited exceptional leadership in numerous college collaborations including serving on the Enrollment Management Team and creating a campus-wide behavior intervention program. Her wide-ranging accomplishments span critical program areas for students including Academic Advisement, First Year Students Program and Health Services areas. She has demonstrated exemplary advocacy on behalf of students with success in improving student access, retention and graduation rates.

Prior to joining CUNY, Dean Dalpes worked for 14 years at Holyoke Community College in Massachusetts in several capacities including as Director of Academic Support. During this time she formed many community and program partnerships and collaborated on significant college initiatives including the College’s capital campaign led by the Development Office that resulted in the most successful capital campaign to date for a community college in Massachusetts. Dean Dalpes also served as a faculty member and lecturer at several campuses including the University of Massachusetts, and presently serves on a local school board in Brooklyn.

Dean Dalpes holds an Ed.D. in Consulting Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, an M.Ed. in College Student Personnel Administration and a B.S. in Psychology from Colorado State University. Her scholarship and experience in the profession of Student Affairs will significantly contribute to, promote and advance the success of CUNY students and the mission of the Central Office of Student Affairs. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Paulette Dalpes in her new role at the City University of New York and the Division of Student Affairs.