Suzanne Buglione

Associate Professor

JWU Faculty Since 2023

Suzanne Buglione

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Suzanne M. Buglione has recently joined JWU’s Educational Leadership doctoral program, where she will teach Leadership in Higher Education and Resource Planning and Management in Higher Education. She most recently served as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer at Bristol Community College, where she advanced innovation and strategy including high impact practices, innovative curriculum and course delivery models, reduced equity gaps, and grew online learning during her tenure. Suzanne has worked with the MA Department of Higher Education to develop a Racial Equity Strategic Plan, delivered ongoing training for community college deans and campus leaders, and led proposal development and negotiations for union contracts.

Buglione’s experience includes over two decades of college teaching in undergraduate and graduate education, developing First Year Experience programming, outcomes assessment, prior learning assessment, and a center for service-learning and civic engagement. She has presented widely and has authored articles, chapters and a monograph related to the community college, the scholarship of engagement, adult learning, identity development and social justice, faculty development, and organizational culture.


  • Ed.D. in Leadership in Higher Education, University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • M.Ed. Health Education/Community Health, Worcester State College
  • BS, Natural Sciences, Worcester State College