Quincy College Names Three New Deans
August 25, 2014
QUINCY – The city’s community college has hired three new deans to lead various departments.
Quincy College on Thursday announced the appointments of William Brennan as the interim dean of professional programs, Navy Capt. Vincent van Joolen as dean of natural and health sciences and Michael Marrapodi as dean of inter-institutional affairs and online programs.
Brennan has worked for Quincy College since September 2012, when he joined as an instructor teaching courses in management, business, economics, advertising and other subjects. He has also taught at Curry College, Bridgewater State University and Bryant University.
Capt. van Joolen, who has a doctorate degree in applied mathematics from the Navy Postgraduate School in California, previously was a naval officer and military professor at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
Marrapodi, who earned his doctorate in education leadership from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, has 10 years of experience working as a teacher and administrator with new and established online programs.
Quincy College, founded in 1958, is a two-year public school that serves about 4,000 students at its Quincy and Plymouth campuses. The fall semester begins Sept. 3.