York College Alum Now President of BCC

Dr. Carole Berotte Joseph, a member of the York College Class of 1971, launched academic year 2010-2011 as president of Bronx Community College (BCC) following her appointment by the CUNY Board of Trustees earlier this year.
York College Alum Now President of BCC

Dr. Carole Berotte Joseph

Dr. Carole Berotte Joseph, a member of the York College Class of  1971, launched academic year 2010-2011 as president of Bronx Community College (BCC) following her appointment by the CUNY Board of Trustees earlier this year.

Dr. Berotte Joseph earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, with minors in French and Education at York. She succeeds Dr. Carolyn Williams as president of BCC. Dr. Berotte Joseph, a native of Port au Prince, Haiti, also holds a master’s in Education from Fordham University and a doctorate in Sociolinguistics and Bilingual Education from New York University

She has served as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Hostos Community College/CUNY; Dean of Academic Affairs at Dutchess Community College/SUNY; taught at Bank Street College, Graduate School of Education; and served as president of Massbay Community College, in Massachusetts.

In its nearly 45-year history, York has seen many of its graduates serve in administrative and faculty positions within higher education across the nation; however this is the first time a member of its alumni community has been appointed president of a CUNY College.

“We congratulate Dr. Berotte Joseph on her appointment,” said Dr. Marcia V. Keizs, president of York. “We are delighted to welcome her as president of an outstanding college.”

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