MSCHE Adds New Staff

MSCHE has welcomed a new Vice President. Dr. Hilda Colon Plumey, who joined the staff on February 1.


Dr. Colon brings to MSCHE a wealth of higher education experience. From 1970 through 2009 she was a member of the faculty in the Department of Biology at the University of Puerto Rico – Humacao. She also served as Chancellor of UPR – Humacao from 2002 through 2009. In 2010 she joined the staff of the Ana G. Mendez University System in Puerto Rico, serving as Special Assistant to the System President (2010-2012) and later as Associate Vice President of the system (2012-2017). From 2013 through 2017 she also served as Co-Principal Investigator and Education and Public Outreach Deputy Director of Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory. In addition, Dr. Colon has served as an evaluation team member and team chair on behalf of MSCHE 5  

Dr. Colon will serve as liaison to a variety of institutions throughout the Middle States region. Those institutions will be informed of their new liaison in the very near future.