Vanessa Morest is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Westchester Community College.
The announcement was made Friday by WCC President Belinda Miles. Morest is currently dean of institutional effectiveness at Norwalk Community College.
Westchester Community College President Belinda Miles announced today the appointment of Dr. Vanessa Morest, dean of institutional effectiveness at Norwalk Community College in Connecticut, as the college’s provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective this summer.
“Dr. Morest offers broad expertise in expanding programs for college access and success, which is a skill set well aligned with the college’s mission and strategic plan for continued innovation across multiple areas,” said Miles. “Working closely with faculty and staff, Dr. Morest will be a partner who will assist with the implementation of a range of new programs centered on data-driven student success outcomes. Her collaborative approach to this nuanced work will be a key asset to continuing to position the college for growth.”
At Norwalk, Morest was also interim dean of academic affairs and chief academic officer. Morest also taught as an adjunct faculty member in sociology at Norwalk.