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Department of Adult, Career and Higher Education

Dr. Donald A. Dellow

Associate Professor, Higher Education


Office:  EDU 105

Phone: (813) 974-9696

FAX:    (813) 974-3366




Donald Dellow received an A.A. from Paul Smiths College (NY), a B.A. from SUNY Oswego (Psychology), an M.Ed. (Psychological Foundations and Community College Teaching) and an Ed.D. (Psychological Foundations) from the University of Florida.


He has been an instructor for undergraduate courses in psychology (Daytona Beach Junior College) and the psychology of personal adjustment (NCC).  In addition, he has been an instructor for graduate courses in adolescent psychology, human relations, educational psychology, adolescent psychology, human growth and development and personality variables (Kansas University and Memphis State University). At the University of South Florida he is an instructor for Community College in America , Leadership in Higher Education, Organization Theory and Practice in Higher Education, Globalization and Higher Education, and Ethics in Higher Education. In working with doctoral students, he has focused on bridging the gap between theory and practical experience.  He was selected as a Fulbright Senior Specialist (2006) at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa to collaborate on the topic of the “internationalization of higher education.”

Administrative Experience

He has served as the Chairperson of Social, Recreational and Business Sciences at North Country Community College(NY),1979-82; served in administrative roles as dean of instruction, vice-president of academic and student affairs and interim president at Chipola Junior College(FL), 1982-1988; then served as president  of Broome Community College (NY), 1988-2003.

Research and Publications

In recent years his research and publication interests have focused on community college leadership and the impact of globalism on the community college.  He has served in consulting and managing roles for US State Department grants in Romania and Russia and has worked with higher education institutions in Romania, Russia, Norway, Belize, South Africa and the Dominican Republic.


He has served on numerous local, regional, state, national and international boards, including: American Council on International and Intercultural Education, Association for Presidents of Public Colleges of NYS, the Binghamton-Borovichi Sister Cities Committee, Binghamton Rotary, Broome County Economic Development Council, Broome County Workforce Development Board, College Council for International Studies, College Consortium for International Development, Leadership Broome Advisory Committee, United Health Services Hospital Board. He recently finished a term as a board member for NAFSA: The Association of International Educators.


He enjoys spending time with family, international travel, drinking good Chardonnay, keeping up with the kids and grandkids spread across the continent and sketching.

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