On December 4, 2013, the Community College of Allegheny County Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Dr. Quintin B. Bullock as the college’s ninth president. He began serving as CCAC president on March 5, 2014.
Before joining CCAC, Bullock served as president of Schenectady County Community College in New York. Under his stewardship, he developed a five-year strategic plan; established new business, industry and community partnerships; facilitated the development and implementation of new academic and career programs that respond to an emerging workforce; and secured more than $12 million in federal, state and private funding to support and expand college services and the development of new academic and career programs. Additionally, he has overseen new capital projects, including the development of a satellite site, expansions of existing facilities and construction of SCCC’s first student housing. Bullock also led the development of the opening of SCCC’s first out-of-county extension site in Albany, New York.
Prior to his tenure with SCCC, Bullock served as provost for Tidewater Community College, the second largest of 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth of Virginia with annual enrollment exceeding 40,000 students. He is credited with leading the development and opening of the college’s new state-of-the-art science building; developing a comprehensive enrollment management plan that yielded a marked increase in student enrollment; and launching and securing accreditation for an important Associate of Applied Science degree program.
Bullock holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Prairie View A&M University and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center: Dental Branch. His leadership training includes the League for Innovation in the Community College Executive Leadership Institute; the American Association for Community Colleges Future Leaders Program, the Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored Leaders; the Wharton/RHE Program in Higher Education; and the Harvard Seminar for New Presidents.
Bullock’s community and professional affiliations are many. He is on the board for the American Association for Community Colleges; the Center for Economic Growth; the Chamber of Schenectady County; the Schenectady County Department of Health; the Ellis Hospital; and the Free Health Clinic. For his work and advocacy on behalf of education and the community, Bullock has received numerous awards and honors including: Capital Region YMCA President’s Award (2013); Schenectady County Chamber Executive of the Year (2011); Junior League of Schenectady and Saratoga Counties 2011 President’s Award for Community Excellence; Virginia Beach Human Rights Award (2009); and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Distinguished Service Award (2005).