New VP joins NSCC
Following an extensive national search, North Shore Community College (NSCC) has selected Bill Hébert Jr. as its new vice president of student affairs.
“We are delighted that Bill has chosen to join the senior leadership of the college,” said NSCC President Patricia A. Gentile. “He brings considerable experience and expertise from various two- and four-year institutions, and private colleges along with a passion for student and academic affairs. We believe he is the right person to work with our student affairs team to further elevate the NSCC student experience.”
“I’m excited and honored to be joining the NSCC family,” Hébert said. “I look forward to drawing from my background and experience to collaborate with my NSCC colleagues and community partners, using a fresh lens ripe with possibilities to continue moving NSCC forward in supporting student success.”
An accomplished administrator and educator, Hébert brings a passion for helping students succeed and more than 20 years of diverse higher education experience to NSCC. Prior to joining NSCC, his leadership roles have included: Senior Vice President for Educational Services for the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities; creator and Director of the Office of Central Advising at UW-Milwaukee and Campus Dean for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County.
He also serves as a consultant to many institutions, helping with program and unit development as well as best practices training.
Committed to giving back to the community, Hébert has served as a board member of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Dane County; the Carter G. Foundation and the Governor’s Higher Education Aids. He is the founder and CEO and current board chair of the Wisconsin Streak Select Youth Organization.
Hébert holds an M.A. in adult education leadership & online learning from the University of Phoenix; an M.S. in higher education and educational administration and a B.A. in broadcasting journalism-writing/performance, both from Southern Illinois University.
Hébert has family roots in Louisiana and was raised predominantly in Chicago. He currently resides in Danvers. He assumed his duties on September 5 and will serve as a member of the College’s senior executive staff, reporting directly to President Gentile.