Northampton Community College

The Search for NCC’s Provost and Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs

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Bethlehem Campus
Monroe Campus
Fowler Campus

“Northampton Community College is an extraordinary institution. It is a college of possibilities, of incredible promise and enormous potential. Our new provost will need to be an equally extraordinary individual who can lead the college to achieve new levels of academic excellence.”

David A. Ruth Ph.D.

Northampton Community College
Northampton Community College sits at an extraordinary time in its 55-year history. Bolstered by an endowment valued at nearly $80 million and recognized nationally for its programs and people, the institution seeks an insightful, collegial, proven provost and vice president of academic & student affairs to lead the college’s four schools and student affairs division.

About The Search

NCC Provost and Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs

Northampton Community College (NCC) invites applications and nominations for its inaugural position of Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs (Provost/VPASA). The individual selected as NCC’s next provost/VPASA should be a transformative, success-focused leader, adept at implementing and managing multiple initiatives that will enhance and build on the current culture of academic excellence and collaborative partnerships.

As a member of the Senior Leadership team, the Provost/VPASA will report directly to the President. This executive-level position will provide strategic leadership, oversight, and management for a newly integrated, consolidated, academic and student affairs division.

Located in scenic eastern Pennsylvania, NCC serves approximately 30,000 credit and non-credit students each year who are involved in degree, certificate, workforce training, community education and youth programs. The institution is strategically positioned to provide students with the education that they need to enter the workforce or to continue their studies.

NCC's three locations are situated in the beautiful and historic Lehigh Valley and Pocono Mountain regions, about 90 miles from New York City and 60 miles from Philadelphia with the college’s largest campus located in Bethlehem Township, PA. The Provost/VPASA is expected to take office during spring 2023.

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U.S. Sec. of Education Miguel Cardona

NCC Campus Visit | August 2021


“What an institution this is. You are all very fortunate. The programs here are some of the best I’ve ever seen.”

Miguel Cardona
U.S. Secretary of Education

NCC By The Numbers


of NCC graduates are either in a career or continuing their education.


of students are first generation college students.


of students are involved in transfer programs.


are involved in career programs.


of NCC students and recent graduates believe NCC is a great value.


of current students and recent alumni rated the quality of academics at NCC as good to excellent.


students are enrolled in credit, community and professional education programs.


of students receive financial aid.

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College Financials Fiscal Year 2021-22 (Unaudited)

Income Resources: $120,918,221

Income Application: $120,918,221

Fast Facts

Facts About NCC


NCC offers more than 120 degree, certificate and specialized diploma programs and more than 800 personal and leadership development classes.

Thirty-four degree programs and more than 250 classes are offered fully online at NCC.

Many choose NCC in preparation to transfer to a four year institution. NCC’s top transfer schools include: East Stroudsburg University, Kutztown University, and Penn State University.

NCC was the only college in America to receive a Green Power Leadership Award from the Environmental Protection Agency in 2019.

NCC is one of the largest community college consumers of green power in the nation and its Monroe Campus is a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School.

Students can actually get their four-year degree without ever leaving NCC’s campus thanks to programs offered with Bloomsburg and East Stroudsburg Universities.

NCC graduates go on to attend some of the top colleges and universities in the nation including Harvard, Lafayette, Lehigh, NYU and Smith.

NCC is the top college for high school students in Northampton County who are seeking to continue their education, with nearly 1 of every 4 choosing to enroll at NCC! Almost one in six Monroe County high school graduates chose to continue their studies at NCC.

NCC students stay engaged through participation in more than 60 student clubs and organizations, study abroad programs, arts programs, and NJCAA Division III athletics in nine sports.

NCC & The Lehigh Valley

A Great Place to Live and Learn

NCC Campus
PPL Center Allenton

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NCC Impact Report 2022

Impacting the Lives of Our Students

Despite challenges and changes that rocked our region and nation in the past year, NCC has remained a constant beacon of hope and promise for our students. It’s a promise the college has never broken throughout its more than 55 year history... to transform lives by providing affordable access to a top-quality education: an education that opens doors to promising careers, and life changing opportunities. Read about how NCC has changed lives of students and graduates in our latest Impact Report.