Henry Gee Appointed Interim Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

June 12, 2023

Henry GeeWhittier College leadership announced that Henry Gee has been appointed as Interim Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students.

Gee's appointment began Monday, June 12.

Gee has a distinguished record as a student affairs professional in California over the last 40 years. Most recently, he was acting Vice President of Student Services at Compton College. Prior to that, he held a variety of leadership positions, including Vice President of Student Services, at Rio Hondo College. He served as Dean of Student Affairs at Santa Ana College for 10 years, as well as Associate Dean of Students and a range of other roles at Azusa Pacific University.

He completed his Master of Arts in Social Science and Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degrees at Azusa Pacific, and his Associate of Arts degree at Sacramento City College. He has also completed coursework toward a Doctor of Philosophy in Education with an emphasis on higher education through Claremont Graduate University.

Gee joins Whittier following the departure of Deanna Merino-Contino, after five years of dedicated service to the College.