Lyndon State College President Joe Bertolino announced the hiring of Loren Loomis Hubbell as the college’s new Dean of Administration. Loomis Hubbell began work on August 26. She replaces Wayne Hamilton who is retiring October 1 after 17 years of service at LSC.
Loomis Hubbell comes to LSC after many years of experience in finance, strategic planning, and operations – - primarily in higher education. Since 2007, she has held the position of vice president of finance at North Carolina Wesleyan College, where she was also an adjunct instructor. She received her MBA from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business. Loomis Hubbell has given numerous speeches and conducted workshops on a variety of topics including designing and implementing cost-effective control systems, tuition pricing and financial aid, and endowment spending formulas.
She is also the co-choir director and bell choir director at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
Loomis Hubbell is “excited to be at Lyndon State College.” She added, “It is a great school and everyone that I have met has been so very friendly and welcoming. I’m looking forward to joining the community and contributing all that I can of my time and talents to this wonderful college.”
Within the Vermont State College system, the dean of administration is in charge of planning, implementing, managing, and supervising the college’s financial and business affairs in compliance with the VSC Board of Trustees’ policies and procedures. The dean oversees and directs the preparation and management of the college’s operating and capital budgets. This includes implementing controls for the collection, management, and disbursement of all college funds, including state appropriations and tuition and fees. The dean oversees personnel and payroll functions, student billing, financial aid, and maintains adequate insurance for both the college and its staff.