ABOUT THE VICE PRESIDENT
Ben M. Corpus, Ph.D.
Ben Corpus has served as vice president for student affairs and enrollment management and dean of students at Baruch College (N.Y.) since 2005. Prior to arriving at Baruch, Dr. Corpus served as vice president for student development and enrollment at Hostos Community College in the South Bronx beginning in 2001. He also served as senior executive to the president and later acting chief student affairs officer at Plattsburgh State University (N.Y.) prior to Hostos, and has also worked in academic affairs at NYU and the University at Albany.
Dr. Corpus has expertise in a number of issues and has presented regionally and nationally on enrollment management, Latino student success, opportunity and access, organizational dynamics and urban communities.
Dr. Corpus, a tenured associate professor at Baruch and chair of the departmental faculty appointment and promotions committee, was awarded the 2009 Faculty Service Award by the Baruch College Alumni Association. He was a Kellogg Leadership Fellow in 2004 with the Hispanic Association for Colleges and Universities and an AASCU MLI Leadership Fellow in 2009. Dr. Corpus has served as the chair of the board of directors for the Baruch College Association since 2005, chair of the Early Learning Center Board, serves as a member of the Auxiliary Services Corporation of Baruch College and is a founding trustee board member for a charter school in the South Bronx.
He received his bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Psychology and minored in English Literature at Oswego State University, an M.S. from the University at Albany in education and his Ph.D. from New York University in Higher Education Policy. He has also completed the Certificate Program on Negotiation for Senior Executives at Harvard Law, and the IEM at Harvard University.