Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success Initiatives
Dr. Gabriel currently works as the Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success Initiatives and Interim Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Northern Virginia Community College. Dr. Gabriel is also the Chief Administrator of the Mandatory Advising Project and Chief Administrator of the Developmental Redesign Project. Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America’s largest community colleges. As a Fulbright Scholar, he obtained my Ph.D. in Economics and Sociology from Vanderbilt University. Additional positions include six years as professor of economics at the University of Sri Lanka, and time as a faculty member at Vanderbilt University and a Researcher at Montgomery College in Maryland.
Current key projects Dr. Gabriel manages include College Readiness Evaluator through the Fairfax County Public School System, Chief Administrator of “Achieving the Dream” and Core Team Leader, and Enrollment Planning and Management. Dr. Gabriel served as the NCAT Lead Administrator including the Developmental Math Redesign Project. Other key projects included Win-Win Project College Coordinator through the Lumina Foundation. Finally, Dr. Gabriel directed the College Supplemental Instruction Project, chaired of College Advancement Restructuring Team, chaired the PeopleSoft Transition Team, and served as the SACS Accreditation Lead Administrator.