Patricia Greer, JD

Patricia Greer, JD, was named Provost of Berkeley College in August of 2023. As the Chief Academic Officer of the College, she is responsible for the overall academic vision that will contribute to Berkeley College’s future of excellence in career-focused education.

Ms. Greer has been an exceptional leader and an advocate of the Berkeley College mission and our students for more than two decades. Her proven record of achievement and engagement in higher education has allowed her to gain the respect of students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and makes her an outstanding fit for this role.

Ms. Greer joined Berkeley College in 1997 as a faculty member and was promoted to Chair of Paralegal Studies in 2000. Since that time, she has also served as Dean and Campus Operating Officer of Berkeley College Online® and Assessment Coordinator in the School of Professional Studies. She is actively engaged with the business community and has presented on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion topics to the North Jersey, Manhattan, and Woodbridge Metro Chambers of Commerce. She has served as a member of the Business Council of the Newark Museum of Art since 2019.

In addition to her academic experience, Ms. Greer worked as a Legal Assistant with Shearman & Sterling, NY, and as a Law Clerk for Schwartz, Tobia & Stanziale, Verona, NJ. She was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1995 and served as an Associate at Bennett & Samios, LLP, NY.

Ms. Greer’s experience in presentations, publications, and research includes:

  • Interviewed in "Q & A, Continuing Education for Legal Professionals," National Notary Association publication, June 2001
  • “The Crucial Role of the Information Technology Department in Supporting an Online Campus,” EDUCAUSE Regional Conference, January 2007
  • "Comprehensive e-Campuses" Academic and Commerce," Blackboard Conference, March 2006
  • Presenter, North Jersey Chamber of Commerce, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Webinar 2021
  • Presenter, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Webinar 2022
  • Panelist, Woodbridge Chamber of Commerce, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Practicalities for Businesses Seminar 2023

Ms. Greer earned her BA from Colgate University, an MA from the University of Rochester, and her JD from St. John’s University School of Law.

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