Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Dr. Thomas Rock earned his BA in Communication Studies from the University of Dayton (OH); his MS in Education in Counselor Education from Alfred University (NY); and his Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University (NY). He also received a Certificate of Completion from the Harvard Graduate School of Education for participation in the Institute for Management and Leadership in Education (MLE). Dr. Rock was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship from the United States Department of State in 2018 and traveled to Japan as part of the Fulbright Scholarship Program.
Dr. Rock has over 25 years of experience in student affairs having worked in undergraduate and graduate admissions and enrollment management and graduate student affairs. In his role as Vice Provost for Student Affairs at TC, Dr. Rock oversees the administrative offices and staff that support students in their out-of-classroom experiences while enrolled at Teachers College. He also chairs the Psychological Emergency Response Team (PERT), the Student Code of Conduct Committee and is a member of the Title IX Team for Teachers College.
Dr. Rock has worked in the field of undergraduate admissions and College Counseling at the University of Dayton, Alfred University and The Albany Academy (NY). He has worked in graduate admissions at Columbia University (NY), Hofstra University (NY) and Teachers College, Columbia University (NY). His student affairs work has been at Teachers College, Columbia University (NY).