Baldwin, William J. (wjb12)

William J. Baldwin

Interim Provost
Interim Provost, Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Office Location:

122 Zankel

Office Hours:

By appointment.

Educational Background

  • B.A., Villanova University
  • M.A., University of Toledo
  • Ed.M., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Scholarly Interests

College and university administration
Financing higher education
Technology in higher education
Institutional research and planning

Selected Publications

William J. Baldwin was appointed Interim Dean on July 1, 2022. He is a Professor of Practice in Higher Education in the Department of Organization & Leadership at Teachers College.

Dr. Baldwin joined TC in 1980 and has held a number of leadership roles at the College. His most recent administrative role was as Vice Provost where he oversaw many of the academic administrative offices of the College. After moving into a faculty role, he served as the Chair of the Department of Organization and Leadership and the Director of Programs in Education Leadership. Additional roles at TC have included Director of the Office of Institutional Studies and Planning; Assistant Provost and Director of Institutional Studies; Special Assistant to the President; and Associate Dean for Student Services. He twice previously, in 1995 and 2006, served as Interim Dean of the College.

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