Dr. Denise King

Dr. Denise King
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Dr. King has served as the the vice president for academic affairs at Cleveland State Community College for seven years. While at Cleveland State, she was instrumental in developing an academic pathways program impacting student success, retention, and completion, helping the institution be recognized as the top performer of 40 community and technical colleges in the state by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

Prior to her role at Cleveland State, she served as dean for Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences at St. Charles Community College in Cottleville, Missouri, as campus director at San Juan Center for Skagit Valley College in Friday Harbor, Washington, and as interim dean for Humanities and Social Sciences at Olympic College in Bremerton, Washington, where she earned tenure as faculty in Theatre Arts and Speech. She earned a doctorate in Drama and Humanities from Stanford University after completing a bachelor’s in both Music and Theater Studies from Emory University.