Dr. Brian R. Mitra

Dr. Mitra is a dedicated student affairs professional who is currently the Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Queensborough Community College. Brian’s responsibilities include oversight and management of the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management including areas of Admissions, Advisement, Athletics, College Discovery Program, Counseling Services, Health Services, Military and Veterans Services, the Black Male Initiative, International Student Affairs, Student Activities, Services for Students with Disabilities, Student Conduct, New Student Engagement, Financial Services, and Advocacy Resource Center. He serves on the college’s senior administration, serves as Department Chair, and sits on several college wide committees including the Behavioral Intervention Team and Equity Initiatives.

Service is an integral part of Dr. Mitra, he serves as a Lead Faculty for the Mid-Managers Institute for NAPSA – Region II. He has served a dual appointment as the Community College Representative for the region and the Community College Division Board, sat on the James E. Scott Academy, and served on the 2020 and 2015 Annual Conference Leadership Team. He has presented nationally, regionally, and locally and has several publications. In addition, Dr. Mitra is an External Contributor, Subject Matter Expert with the JED Foundation which protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults.

Prior to being the Vice President, Brian served as the Dean, Associate Dean and Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Director of the Office of Career Development, Transfer and Scholarship Opportunities and the Job Placement Coordinator at Kingsborough Community College. He has also held positions as a Graduate Assistant in Commuter Student Affairs and Student Activities Advisor at Stony Brook University. Brian earned his Bachelor of Science in Health Science and an Advanced Certificate in Healthcare Management from Stony Brook University, his Master of Arts in Community Health Education from Brooklyn College, and his doctorate in Adult Learning and Leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University.