Dr. David Edwards was appointed vice president of academic affairs by the Camden County College Board of Trustees on Oct. 3. He began his tenure at Camden County College on Nov. 1.
Edwards came from Mercer County College, where he served in the same position for approximately two years. Edwards also worked as dean of arts and sciences at Middlesex County College and as dean of instruction at Hudson Community College. He said his passion for hard work and student success are helpful qualities for a collegiate vice president.
Edwards received his bachelor’s degree in English from Louisiana State University in 1977. “It’s a very valuable degree to have,” said Edwards.
He received his master’s degree in education from The University of Texas and in 2015 he obtained his doctoral degree in educational leadership from Rowan University.
Edwards has worked in higher education for 25 years. He has taught English composition, communications and thesis writing for students trying to obtain a master’s degree.
Edwards said his first impressions of Camden County College are very positive. He said the college is very organized institutionally and administratively.
“Resources for the faculty and staff are more than adequate,” said Edwards. He described the college as a “healthy institution.”
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