Warren Hilton, Ed.D. - President

Dr. Warren Hilton

Dr. Warren Hilton is Onondaga Community College’s ninth President.  Previous to OCC, Dr. Hilton served as the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Kutztown University. In this role he lead enrollment and student affairs efforts designed to increase new student enrollment and retention. Prior to Kutztown University, Warren was the Dean of Enrollment Management at the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP). At CCP he oversaw admissions, financial aid, records and registration, enrollment technology, veteran’s resources, international student services, and the welcome center. Prior to CCP, he was the Associate Dean for Student and External Affairs, and Assistant Professor at the Drexel University School of Public Health. At Drexel, he managed enrollment management, academic advising, student affairs, marketing, and public relations. In addition, Warren served as a faculty member in the School of Public Health and the School of Education at Drexel University. He also co-directed the Opening Doors Health Disparities Research Training Program (a NIH grant funded (R25) program) at Drexel University.

Additionally, Warren worked at various higher education institutions including University of Maryland-College Park, Johns Hopkins University, Stevenson University, and Moravian College. In addition to his teaching experience at Drexel University, Dr. Hilton has taught undergraduate courses at Moravian College and University of Maryland-College Park. His corporate experience includes working at Johnson and Johnson, DuPont, and Coretech Consulting. Warren currently serves as the board chair of HealthSpark Foundation. Dr. Hilton previously served on the board of the Lehigh Valley Red Cross and as a member of the Minsi Trail Boy Scouts Urban Scouting initiative. A thought leader and sought-after speaker related to student success, enrollment management, and DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion), he has authored numerous publications and presented at national and regional conferences. Dr. Hilton serves as a peer reviewer for the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, and the Journal of Career Development; and has secured multiple major grants and large donations. 

Dr. Hilton earned his Doctor of Education from Drexel University and his Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


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