GCCC names Malone new VP of Instruction

GARDEN CITY —Marc Malone has been named the new Vice President of Instruction at Garden City Community College.  Formerly the Associate Vice President for Planning and Assessment at Cloud County Community College, Malone’s first official day was May 20.

While at Cloud County, Malone helped implement a new strategic plan for the college, and also played a key role in the development, orchestration, and delivery of institutional practices, including course outcome assessment, academic department review, non-academic department review, assessment communication and training, policy development, faculty training, curriculum design, and accreditation.

Before moving into the Associate Vice President role, Malone served as Department Chair for English and Communications, where he also gained valuable experience in faculty oversight, academic department coordination, and course specific administration. This included faculty evaluation, course schedule development, curriculum management, new program and developmental program model execution, and budget management.

While at Cloud County, Malone received the Horizon Award for Advisors from the Kansas-Nebraska region of Phi Theta Kappa, a Board of Trustees award for Outstanding Student Service, and the Instructor of the Year award in 2013-2014.

Malone earned his Bachelor of Arts in English literature and French from Illinois College in 2008. He earned a Master of Arts in English literature from Iowa State University in 2010. 

Malone is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with a focus in Higher Education Administration at the University of Kansas.  He completed the Kansas Community College Leadership Institute, a year-long emerging leader institute sponsored by the Kansas Association of Community College Trustees (KACCT) in 2017.