MT. GAY, W.Va. — Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College announced Thursday, June 16, that Jack D. Dilbeck, Ph.D., has been named Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dilbeck joins Southern from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in Elizabethtown, Ky., where he served as Dean from June 2006 to June 2016. His responsibilities at Elizabethtown included management for the Fort Knox Campus, Off Campus Services, Institutional Effectiveness/Research, Web Services, and the adult education centers in Grayson, Meade, Nelson and Washington counties.
“Dr. Dilbeck will bring tremendous expertise to the college, and we are pleased to appoint him to this vital role,” Dr. Robert E. Gunter, president of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, said. “I am confident that he will provide effective leadership for our faculty, staff and students with a robust long-range vision for our academic and student services programs.”
Active in his community, Dilbeck served as a member of the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, a member of Hardin County United, and a member of AUSA. Previously, he served as the Business Division Chair and Associate Professor of Business at Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana from August 1996 to June 2006.
Dilbeck’s credentials include a Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership from Indiana State University, an MBA with emphasis in management from Webster University, and a Bachelors in Business Administration from McKendree University.
“I am excited about the direction the College is moving,” said Dilbeck. “I look forward to joining the Southern family.”
Dr. Dilbeck will begin his new role on June 27, 2016.