After a nationwide search, Tacoma Community College has hired a new Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. Dr. Tod E. Treat.
The Illinois native starts at TCC in July.
Treat has served as Vice President for Student and Academic Services at Richland Community College in Decatur, Illinois since 2010. Prior to joining Richland, Treat spent two years at the University of Illinois as Assistant Professor in the Department of Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership. While at Illinois, he was regularly recognized for excellence in teaching.
Treat has a Doctor of Philosophy from the College of Education at the University of Illinois, a Master of Science in Chemistry from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois.
He is the father of three children, and is married to Suzanne Reilly, an educational policy historian.
Treat replaces longtime Executive Vice President Tim Stokes, who in January became president of South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia.