Dorothy Escribano

Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, SUNY Old Westbury

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Dorothy A. Escribano currently serves as interim provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at SUNY Old Westbury. Her previous roles include administrative fellow, training fellow graduate students teaching elementary and intermediate Spanish courses at Brown University; lecturer at the University of Rhode Island; tenured faculty member and, subsequently, associate vice president and vice president of academic affairs at Worcester State University; and provost and interim president at the College of New Rochelle.

Escribano has written and presented extensively about the role of the board of trustees and the presidential team in creating institutional partnerships. She most recently coauthored a monograph on transitional presidencies (the role of interim leadership between permanent higher ed executive placements). She is a member of The Registry and higher ed consultant for Escribano Weissbourd Consulting, Inc. as well as executive coach to several academic administrators during their initial tenure. She received a BA in Spanish and education from Marist College, a MA in liberal studies with a concentration in special education from SUNY Stony Brook, a MA in Spanish literature from the University of Rhode Island, and a PhD in Hispanic studies from Brown University.