Vice President for Academic Affairs
- Community colleges
Matthew Reed is the vice president for academic affairs at Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, Mass. He is also the author of “Confessions of a Community College Administrator,” published by Jossey-Bass in 2013, and has written the blog Confessions of a Community College Dean on InsideHigherEd.com since 2007. Prior to joining HCC, he worked as a liberal arts dean at the County College of Morris in New Jersey and at DeVry University in both faculty and administrative roles. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Williams College and a doctorate in political science from Rutgers University. He has taught at Rutgers University, Kean University, DeVry, and CCM. He lives in Feeding Hills, Mass., with his wife, Carolyn, and their children, Kyle and Jessica.