Pellett selected as new provost of the Palm Beach Gardens campus
Dr. Tracy Pellett has joined Palm Beach State College as the new provost at the Palm Beach Gardens campus effective Sept. 16.
Pellett, who was selected after a nationwide search, is an Orlando native and an experienced educator, professor and academic administrator. Before coming to PBSC, he worked with Amazon leading a workforce development initiative for adult learners near Seattle, Wash.
Tracy has a comprehensive background in higher education spanning more than 30 years. His many leadership roles include serving as executive director of University assessment at Minnesota State University-Mankato in Mankato, Minn., associate provost of academic and student life at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Wash., provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick and as president of Glenville State College in Glenville, W.Va.
Tracy holds a bachelor’s degree in health/physical education from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wis., a Master of Arts degree in Teacher Education from Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. and a Ed.D. in Education from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.