Warren-based Macomb Community College has appointed Kevin Chandler as vice president for College Advancement and Community Relations.
Chandler oversees organizational functions including cultural affairs, Macomb Community College Foundation, marketing and communications, and public relations.
Chandler has been with the college since 2014 and previously served as dean of university relations and as associate dean of arts and sciences. Before joining Macomb, he was the associate director of off-campus programs for Wayne State University from 2009 until 2014. He has also held positions at ITT Technical Institute and Baker College.
Chandler earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations and a master’s degree in public administration from Northern Michigan University. He also received a post-master’s degree certification in higher education and a Doctor of Education in organizational leadership from Oakland University.
Outside of his more-than 18 years of experience in higher education, Chandler also serves on the board of the Macomb County Chamber of Commerce and chairs both the military affairs and economic development committees. He is also a member of the development committee for the Clinton Watershed Council and of the Protect and Grow Advisory Committee.
Macomb Community College nationally ranks in the top 2 percent in the number of associate degrees awarded by community colleges. The school has nearly 38,000 students annually.