Eric Bishop is Vice President of Student Services for Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga. He has been at the college since 2007 and has served as Dean of the Fontana Campus, Interim Dean of Physical Education and Athletics, and Director of Discipline in his time. He serves a tri-chair on the President’s Equity Council for the college and he currently oversees 15 student service areas including among others Counseling, and Special Populations and Equity Programs. He leads with a vision of wanting to make higher education a reality for everyone who holds the desire to pursue that goal.
Prior to taking the position at Chaffey, Bishop was associate dean of academic support and retention at the University of La Verne and taught journalism and mass media studies for seven years. He currently serves as an adjunct faculty member for the University, as well as in the doctoral program at San Diego State University.
Bishop completed his doctorate in organizational leadership (Ed.D.) from La Verne in 2008 and has also earned his bachelors (1988 in journalism), and masters (1994 in communications) from the university. He lives in Pomona with his wife, Shanta, and daughter, Emilee.