Dr. Anthony Hancock

Dr. Anthony Hancock

Dr. Anthony Hancock have collaborated on governance and administrative structures promoting effective leadership to support rigorous processes that enable education to satisfy their mission. Through the Transformational process, he has directly led the efforts to coalesce, the P-16 mission, with a student-centered focus and industry relevance.

A passionate advocate of the higher education mission, Dr. Hancock states “The Calling to impart value to the P-16 students we serve have held me to the highest standards of accountability that’s reflective of the value placed on educational stewardship.” Dr. Hancock began his community college career as a Job Development Specialist at Palo Alto College – San Antonio with over 50,000 students. His College now serves more than 60,000 SCH students.

Dr. Hancock has an earned Associates of Applied Science, (AAS) in Public Administration from San Antonio College (SAC), a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Public Administration from Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU), dual Master of Arts (MA) in Public Administration, and Computer Resource and Information Management from Webster University, and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Educational Administration with a focus on Leadership from the University of Texas at Austin. 

His immersive experience in the K-16 arena and community colleges speaks volumes to his knowledge abilities to identifying success opportunities for students.  Dr. Hancock has presented at state and regional and national conferences.  Topics include Supporting Student Success through K-16 Collaboration, Recognized Articulation Agreements, Connecting Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions, Improving Transition for Student Success, The Power of Men, and College, Careers, and Earning Potential. Leading Change in a Matrix Organization, League for Innovation in the Community College, March 13, 2017, San Francisco, CA, Be Intentional: Academic and Student Affairs Collaborations, Texas Association of Black Professionals in Higher Education, March 4, 2016, Fort Worth, TX, Thinking About One’s Thinking: A Skills-Based Academic Advising Strategy for Job-Seeking Students Junior/Community College Student Personnel Association of Texas, Houston Community College, 2014.

His published research, The Impact of Community College Initiatives on Black Males at St. Philip’s College: An Evaluation of Retention, Completion, and Student Engagement Efforts, through The American Journal of Transformational Leadership (AJTL) an academic forum replicating the study and practice of leadership through elements of governance –the visionary, lead, and student first philosophy, is central to his advocacy.