The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs is committed to the success of our students and community. Our accomplished faculty, administrators and staff support the mission and vision of the College by continually working to create an environment where individuals can prosper.

We are excited about the College’s growing and innovative programs and services designed to provide our students with the knowledge and skills needed for current and emerging careers. Whether you are a first-time or returning student; building college readiness skills or training for employment; or simply seeking personal enrichment experiences, Harford Community College is here to give you the power to reach your goals.

Functional Units

Academic Divisions

The College offers a wide range of opportunities for those seeking degree and credit programs, career advancement, job training, and personal enrichment.

Academic Program Enhancement & Partnerships

Academic Program Enhancement & Partnerships provides guidance and support to academic divisions and committees in developing quality courses and programs, as well as develops, oversees, monitors, and evaluates college and high school articulation agreements and partnerships.

Continuing Education

Harford Community College continues to serve its community with programs, courses and events that encourage lifelong learning.


eLearning courses give students the opportunity to take classes from anywhere at any time and supports several online models for credit course delivery.

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) serves as a center for collaboration, communication and coordination of teaching and learning activities and innovative instruction to promote lifelong learning and student success.

Library & Information Resources

The Library contributes to excellence in teaching and learning by supporting and expanding classroom instruction. Responsibilities include instructing students, faculty and members of the general community in information-seeking skills for self-directed studies, critical thinking, and lifelong learning, while serving as a resource center for the citizens of Harford County.

University Center, Northeastern

With partnerships with six universities, the University Center offers convenient and accessible higher education for residents of Northeastern Maryland, Delaware and Southern Pennsylvania.

Strategic Partnerships

Harford Community College works with local institutions to establish partnerships that will not only support and nurture the mission and vision of the College, but also provide authentic learning opportunities for students and benefit the community at large.

Contact Information

Dr. Timothy A. Sherwood
Vice President for Academic Affairs

Kathy Whaley
Executive Assistant to the
Vice President for Academic Affairs

Alison Amato
Academic Affairs Program Specialist