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Profile of Dr. Sue Henderson

Dr. Sue Henderson is the Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Queens College of the City University of New York. She oversees the offices of Alumni Affairs, Athletics, Communications, Continuing Education, Converging Technologies, Development, and Education Abroad. She also works to support the college’s major arts initiatives, including the Kupferberg Center, the Louis Armstrong House Museum, and the Godwin-Ternbach Museum.

Since coming to Queens College in 2002 as the Executive Assistant to the President, Dr. Henderson has raised millions of dollars from private and legislative sources to improve the college’s facilities and academic programs. She has also played a major role in the college’s successful $100 million Capital Campaign, and led the development and implementation of its Strategic Plan. Dr. Henderson is engaged in the continuous improvement of the Web site and the revitalized Alumni Affairs and Education Abroad offices. Currently, she is spearheading the development of the college’s first residence hall, a public-private partnership, and the implementation of its ERP project.

Prior to joining Queens College, Dr. Henderson had been the Provost and Chief Operating Officer of the two-year Georgia Perimeter College (GPC) campus, a “bricks-and-clicks” institution with 60 faculty members and over 5000 students. She had also served as interim academic dean of GPC and chair of its math department for seven years, presenting frequently on effective teaching practices in the collegiate mathematics classroom.

Dr. Henderson holds a Ph.D. in higher education from the University of Georgia as well as an undergraduate degree from Georgia State University. The recipient of numerous awards for her work as an educator, Dr. Henderson has made presentations at professional conferences nationwide on teaching and learning, organizational change, and strategic planning