Shelley B. Dixon

Acting Assistant Vice President for Academic Programs

photo of Shelley DixonShelley B. Dixon is acting assistant vice president for academic affairs at Empire State College. Prior to coming to the Office of Academic Affairs, she was associate dean and director of outreach with the college’s Center for Distance Learning. Dixon has more than 20 years of experience in continuing and higher education, the last 12 of which have been with Empire State College. Specific areas of expertise include adult higher education, enrollment management, online learning, workforce training and development and academic advising.

She has a B.A. in English from Wellesley College, an M.A. in organizational communication and a Ph.D. in educational administration and policy studies, with a concentration in higher education leadership, from the University at Albany.