ALAMO COLLEGES DISTRICT VICE CHANCELLOR FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS
At their regular meeting December 12, the Alamo Colleges District
Board of Trustees approved the selection of Dr. George Railey, Jr. as the district's new vice chancellor for academic services. Railey, who is currently
the vice president of academic affairs at Allan Hancock College in California,
will begin his new duties January 24, 2018.
Railey, Jr. began his higher education career as a professor of
music, prior to serving as chair of the Humanities and Fine Arts Division at
Somerset Community and Technical College System. He then served as the dean of
humanities and social sciences in the Los Rios Community College District, dean
of instructional services/arts and sciences at Columbia College and dean of instructional
services at Modesto Junior College/Yosemite CCD. This was followed by positions
as the vice president of academic services at Chabot College and as the vice
chancellor of educational services and institutional effectiveness at State
Center Community College District.
His wealth of experience includes campus and district leadership roles in
multi-college districts and expertise in pathways models, workforce education,
technology and institutional effectiveness. He is active in numerous professional
Dr. Railey, Jr. earned an Ed.D. in higher education administration at the
University of the Pacific, and MME and BME degrees in music education at
Eastern Kentucky University.
Dr. George Railey, Jr.’s community college experience began as a professor of music prior to serving as Chair of the Humanities and Fine Arts Division at Somerset Community and Technical College System, then becoming a Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Los Rios Community College District, Dean of Instructional Services/Arts and Sciences at Columbia College, and Dean of Instructional Services at Modesto Junior College/Yosemite CCD, Vice President of Academic Services at Chabot College, and Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Institutional Effectiveness at State Center Community College District, to his present service as Vice President of Academic Affairs for Allan Hancock College.
Dr. George A. Railey, Jr.
His experience includes campus and district leadership roles in multi-college districts, Pathways experience as well as workforce education, technology, and institutional effectiveness. He is active in numerous professional organizations.
Dr. Railey earned an Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration at the University of the Pacific, and MME and BME degrees in Music Education at Eastern Kentucky University.
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