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Heather Perfetti

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Vice President
Dr. Heather Perfetti joined the Middle States Commission on Higher Education as Vice President liaison to institutions in January of 2015.  She has since been promoted to the position of Vice President for Legal Affairs and Chief of Staff in 2017.  Previous positions include Vice President for Academic Affairs at SUNY Orange (NY) and Allegany College of Maryland; Assistant Dean, Assistant Professor, and Program Coordinator at Darton College (GA); and Assistant Professor at Murray State University (KY).  She has also held adjunct faculty positions at Georgia Southern University, Barstow Community College (CA), and Darton College.  Perfetti earned the Doctor of Education degree with specialization in Higher Education Leadership from Northcentral University (CA), the Juris Doctor degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law, the Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Troy University (AL), and Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Frostburg State University (MD).