Kimberley has served Monroe Community College since 2002. During her tenure she has been responsible for a variety of policy, research, budget, personnel, labor management and communication functions. Collins has led a wide range of areas including the Teaching and Creativity Center, institutional research, curriculum and program development, academic assessment, guided pathways, enrollment management, academic budget, dual enrollment, advising and academic support.
Kimberley received the State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor’s Award for Professional Service in 2013. She authored and served as principal investigator for 19 grants totaling approximately $8.5 million over the last 14 years. Kimberley earned a Certificate in University Teaching from Syracuse University, taught at four-year and community colleges, and served on several local boards promoting education and access.
Kimberley has a passion for diversity, equity, and belonging; professional learning; data-engaged campuses; goal-focused project management; and leveraging technology for student success goals. She led initiatives on her campus, such as a professional learning strategic plan, AAC&U’s Ensuring Students are Learning project, employee data camps, training for data champions in each division, and launching technical applications to increase student engagement and retention.
M.A. (Political Science) | Syracuse University
B.A. (Political Science) | University of Central Florida
Doctoral coursework (Political Science) | Syracuse University
Doctoral coursework (Higher Education) | SUNY Buffalo
Associate Vice President, Academic Services | Monroe Community College (MCC)
Project Lead, SUNY Guided Pathways | Monroe Community College (MCC) /State University of New York
Interim Vice President, Academic Services | Monroe Community College (MCC)
Acting Dean, Interdisciplinary Programs | Monroe Community College (MCC)
Interim Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management | Monroe Community College (MCC)