About the Vice President

Diane Cruise Vice President for Student Affairs and Instiutional EffectivenessDr. Cruise studied at Corning Community College, earning the A.S. degree, and successfully transferred to Utica College of Syracuse University in Utica, New York, earning the B.S. degree in Psychology/Child Development. She earned her M.S. degree in Education and Psychology from Elmira College in Elmira, New York. Dr. Cruise moved from New York State to Texas to enroll in the Community College Leadership Program at the University of Texas at Austin where she earned her Ph.D. in Educational Administration with an emphasis on Community College Leadership

In addition to her work at Harford Community College, Dr. Cruise is an active Accreditation Evaluation Team Member for the Middle States Association-Commission on Higher Education, is a graduate of the Harford Leadership Academy, serves on the Military Affairs Committee as a member of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce, serves on the Board of Directors of the Harford County Local Management Board, and represents HCC on the Harford Business Roundtable for Education Executive Committee. Dr. Cruise lives with her family near Havre de Grace, MD.