Morristown, N.J. (June 29, 2015) – The College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, N.J., welcomes Dr. Monique Guillory-Winfield to the position of vice president of academic affairs beginning July 1, 2015.
Dr. Winfield has more than 20-years of experience in the field of higher education. She has served as deputy chief of staff at Jackson State University where she founded the Mississippi Learning Institute that yielded double-digit improvement in student achievement in the Jackson Public School District. At the University of the Virgin Islands, Dr. Winfield was the Campus Executive Administrator where she coordinated all aspects of campus operations and student life.
Most recently, Dr. Winfield was the vice president for academic and student affairs for the Southern University System – the only historically black higher education system in the country. There, Dr. Winfield served as the liaison between the system's five campuses and the state board of regents facilitating compliance with state performance-funding measures and managing academic program development.
Dr. Winfield holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. from New York University where she won the Arthur J. Schomburg Award for Excellence in the Humanities. She is the co-editor of Soul: Black Power, Politics and Pleasure (NYU: 1998) and a 1991 Mellon Fellow.
"Dr. Winfield is known for her expertise in program assessment, accreditation, proposal development, student-learning outcomes and strategic planning," says Dr. Helen Streubert, president of the college. "She is a wonderful addition to our administration."
"I am thrilled to be joining the Saint Elizabeth family at this point in the institution's evolution," say Dr. Winfield. "There are so many opportunities for CSE as it strives to expand its mission and develop new programs in response to rapidly shifting markets and workforce demands. I have been so impressed with the students I have met and know that I am joining an exceptional group of educators at CSE."
Dr. Winfield and her husband, Bill, live in Randolph. They have three children.