About the Provost


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.

Dr. Baldwin holds a Bachelor of Arts from Villanova University, a master’s degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Toledo, and both master’s and doctoral degrees from Teachers College, where he wrote his dissertation on the goals of community colleges.

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