Molly Beth Malcolm
Austin Community College District - VP of Community Engagement
As Vice President of Community Engagement and Public Affairs, Dr. Molly Beth Malcolm is a member of the President's Cabinet and serves as a senior advisor on a broad scope of complex issues. She oversees the Division of Community Engagement and Public Affairs which includes the Office of Equity and Inclusion, International Programs, Government and Community Relations, Elections, the Center for Nonprofit Studies, the Center for Public Policy and Political Studies, the ACC Alumni Network, the African American Cultural Center, the Latino/Latin American Studies Center "El Centro", the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, and the Student Government Association. Dr. Malcolm also serves as Special Assistant to the President/CEO, acting as a spokesperson for him with business and community leaders, government officials, international organizations, education leaders, the public, and media.
Dr. Malcolm earned her Doctor of Education degree in Educational Administration with a concentration in Community College Leadership (CCLP) from The University of Texas at Austin. A Licensed Professional Counselor, she earned an undergraduate degree from Southern Methodist University and a master’s degree from Texas A&M University-Texarkana.
Throughout her career, Dr. Malcolm has worked to improve public and higher education as a teacher, counselor, and coordinator of school counseling and drug free schools programs. As owner of Malcolm Consulting, she assisted clients ranging from health providers to educational institutions with government relations, public policy, and community outreach. She has extensive political experience at the local, state, and national levels in elected and appointed positions and has coordinated various grassroots lobbying efforts at all levels of government.