Brontè Burleigh-Jones joined Dickinson College as the Treasurer and Vice President for Finance and Administration in September 2013. Previous leadership positions include Treasurer of St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland and Vice President for Administration and Finance at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas.
Burleigh-Jones is involved in a variety of professional and civic organizations. She is the chair and previous treasurer of the board for the Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institute for Women in Higher Education where she previously served as a core faculty member (finance) from 2009 to 2012. In addition, she is a member of the Subscriber’s Advisory Board for United Educators, and recently completed her second term as a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education where she served on the finance committee and as a finance evaluator.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and an MBA from American University and a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Texas, Austin. She also is a graduate of the Harvard Institute for Higher Education and the HERS Institute for Women in Higher Education at Wellesley College.