Maricopa Community Colleges


2010 Mar 11

Dr. Paul Dale Approved as Paradise Valley CC President

The Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board has approved the appointment of Dr. Paul Dale to be President of Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC).

The appointment was approved by the Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board at its March 23 meeting. The appointment takes effect immediately. The announcement is the culmination of a process that included a national presidential search.

Dr. Dale has been serving as PVCC’s interim president and formerly was the college’s Vice President of Learning Support Services, in charge of student development, learning support services, and learning technology services. He has been an administrator at PVCC since 1997, starting as the Associate Dean of Student Development. Prior to coming to PVCC, he was one of the founding administrators for Northern Arizona University – Yuma, at the time a new branch campus. His community service has included: President of the Boards of Directors with United Way of Yuma County, Yuma County Town Hall, and Yuma Leadership. He currently serves on the Foothills Community Foundation Board, Paradise Valley Hospital Board of Trustees and the North East Phoenix Neighborhood Action Alliance.

“I’m delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Dale to this position,” Dr. Glasper said. “He brings to the position experience, knowledge of PVCC and its community and an enthusiasm for the college’s mission.”

A native of San Francisco, Dr. Dale received his BS in Sociology from Iowa State University, his Master’s degree in Counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University.