Dr. Levy Brown is a strategic, thoughtful, and inclusive leader with two decades of experience in higher education. He currently serves as the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Connecticut State Community College. Dr. Brown previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer for the North Carolina Community College System in Raleigh, NC., where he partnered with a myriad of stakeholders to ensure a keen focus on providing students with quality academic programs, college transfer options, support services, and short-term workforce training opportunities. Prior to his time at NCCD, he served as a chief academic and student affairs officer, the college primary lead for student success, and teaching and learning work with various partners such as Achieving the Dream and the Association of Colleges and University Educators (ACUE). Further, he has worked to make a difference as an academic dean, associate vice president of student services and enrollment, dean of student services, and adjunct faculty at other community colleges.
Dr. Brown is actively engaged on boards, commissions, and organizations focused on making a positive impact on communities and in higher education. He is engaged as either a board member or commissioner with organizations such as Teach for America ENC, the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central North Carolina, the American Association of College and University Educators, and the American Association of Community Colleges Commission on Student Success. Dr. Brown holds two degrees from East Carolina University, a doctorate in education with a concentration in higher education leadership and a bachelor’s in communication.
He also holds a master’s in library science from North Carolina Central University and a certificate in Diversity in the Workplace from the University of South Florida.