美高梅登录中心校园的春天

托马斯·伯恩斯博士.D.

美高梅登录中心校长传记

A chemist and lifelong educator with an extensive résumé in higher education administration, Dr. Thomas Burns became the fifth President of York College in July 2023.

Prior to joining the York College community, Dr. Burns served as provost of Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee from 2011 until May 2022. 他监督学术事务, 招生, 学生生活, 和设施, reporting to the president and serving in his absence as the chief executive officer. 

Dr. Burns’ tenure as Belmont’s provost was marked by major achievements, 包括入学人数的显著增长, as well as successful mergers with both the O’More College of Design and the Watkins College of Art. 通过他的领导, the University also introduced a number of new majors and degree programs while successfully navigating the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges university reaccreditation and multiple specialized accreditations for various colleges. 

Dr. 伯恩斯以优异成绩毕业,成绩为B.S. in 化学 from Dickinson College in 1991, and completed his Ph.D. in Physical 化学 from Vanderbilt University in 1998. He taught in the 化学 and Physics Department at Florida Southern College for four years, winning two teaching awards and being named department chair in 1999. 六年来,奥巴马博士一直在努力. Burns served as the assistant dean for academic affairs for the Yale University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, where he oversaw the Fulbright program and participated in the creation, 实现, and interpretation of the policies of the Graduate School. 2006年,博士. Burns accepted the role of associate provost for academic administration at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, where in cooperation with the provost he was responsible for the general education program, 第一年的经验, 全球教育, 以及社区和学术伙伴关系, 其他职责.

In his provost position at Belmont University, Dr. Burns supervised the deans of the institution’s 13 colleges as well as the associate provosts for Enrollment 服务 and Student Affairs, 以及所有学术支持单位. In addition to overseeing mergers with two local art schools, other highlights of Dr. Burns’ tenure at Belmont include 招生 growth from 6,400多名学生8名,600; the launch of new programs in music therapy, 数据科学, 体系结构, and motion pictures; construction of numerous residence halls and academic buildings; and the hosting of a 2020 Presidential Debate.

Dr. 伯恩斯的妻子玛格丽特也是博士.D. 我毕业于范德比尔特大学化学专业. 这对夫妇有两个成年子女. 

Dr. 托马斯·伯恩斯在校园里微笑着, leaning with one hand against a green boulder covered in York College graduate signatures.
President Thomas Burns stands beside "Ol' Spart," an iconic landmark on the York College campus.
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