Berkeley College Appoints Dallas Reed, PhD, as Vice President, Student Development and Campus Life


, 2013

Contact:  Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122


Berkeley College is proud to announce the appointment of Dallas Reed, PhD, as Vice President, Student Development and Campus Life. In this role, Dr. Reed will provide vision and leadership for all student success programs including student development, student activities, athletics, residence life and counseling.  

“The Office of Student Development and Campus Life serves areas that are crucial to the success of Berkeley College students,” said Marianne P. Vakalis, EdD, Berkeley College Provost. “Dr. Reed has demonstrated her commitment to our students through her guidance and innovation, and we look forward to her continued leadership.”  

Dr. Reed previously served as Berkeley College Associate Vice President, Student Development and Campus Life, and Dean, Student Development and Campus Life, New York. Before coming to Berkeley College in 2011, she served as Associate Vice President for Student Life at Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena, MS.  

This summer, Dr. Reed participated in the HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration. The intensive leadership and management curriculum is a result of a 35-year partnership between Bryn Mawr College and Higher Education Resource Services (HERS).  

Dr. Reed was the recipient of the Berkeley College 2012 Associate of the Year award in Leadership, which recognizes individuals who inspire others to achieve the mission of the College.  

Dr. Reed holds a PhD in Urban Higher Education from Jackson State University in Jackson, MS; an MSOL (Master’s of Science in Organizational Leadership) from Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, NC; and a BA in General Arts and Sciences with an emphasis in Public Relations and Management from Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA.  

A leader in providing career-focused education for more than 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 8,700 students — including over 800 international students — in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has three New York locations — Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations — Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. Berkeley College Online also offers full degree programs. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields. The website address is

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