Dr. Vincent June, second from left, talks to Student Government Association members, from left, Amy Gibbons, Tyler Moorehead, Tuce Girit and Angela Avery-Jones, Clarkston Student Life director.
With the hiring last fall of Dr. Vincent June, Georgia Perimeter has its first ever associate vice president of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services.
is the perfect answer to our need in student affairs leadership," Michelich says.
says that fostering a culture of teamwork, improving student success and expanding GPC's access and enrollment capability are top priorities.
"Before being interviewed for this job, I read GPC's strategic plan online," June says of how he became interested in working for Georgia Perimeter.
then pulled together a chart listing his
support staff's position descriptions.
found that under the decentralized model, on each campus everyone was "doing their own-and sometimes different-thing."
"The first goal was to systematically make sure everything was in sync," June
"Every staff person was included in the evaluation and we walked through the position description, articulating so that we all understood what each position should be doing.
Their appraisals are now tied to something legitimate.
Everybody knows what his
role is and nobody is getting mixed messages."
new student support organizational structure in place, June
is now focusing more attention on improving the enrollment experience for students.
department is in the process of creating a new student support enrollment Web site with the goal of making it clear to new students where the resources they need are located and who they need to contact.
"To increase enrollment, obviously we have to look at space, faculty loads, budget, classroom size and parking space.
I'm working now to reallocate our department's fiscal resources based upon what's needed," June
is doing a nice job of studying the history of the college and of the department for which he is responsible," Tricoli says.
is measuring up very well on all fronts.