Dyersburg State Appoints Dr. Johnson as Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Success
Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) President Scott Cook has announced the appointment of Dr. Amy Johnson as the new Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Success.
“I am honored to announce Dr. Amy Johnson as the new Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success (Chief Academic Officer/Chief Student Affairs Officer), effective July 1, 2023. Dr. Johnson is a tremendous asset to Dyersburg State—our employees, students, and leadership team. She has demonstrated success as Dean of Nursing at Dyersburg State for ten years, and she has served this last year as interim vice president, all while achieving her doctoral degree and continuing to teach future nurses. A graduate of Dyersburg State, Dr. Johnson cares deeply about the success of our students and employees. She is kind, courteous, professional, and responsive, and I would describe Dr. Johnson as people driven. I have found her compassion, kindness, work ethic, and leadership acumen impressive and refreshing, and I am excited to see the future of Dyersburg State with Dr. Johnson on our executive leadership team,” stated President Cook.
Dr. Johnson earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Tennessee Knoxville in May of 2023; a Master of Science in Nursing from South University in Savannah, GA, in 2009; a Bachelor of Nursing from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, FL, in 2007; and an Associate of Applied Science in 2002 from Dyersburg State Community College.
Dr. Johnson began her tenure at Dyersburg State as an adjunct nursing instructor from 2007-2009; assistant professor of nursing from 2012-2014; dean of nursing and associate professor of nursing from 2013-2022; and interim vice president of academic affairs and student success from 2022-2023.
“I am excited and grateful for the opportunity to serve students, faculty, and staff as the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Success. My experience as a student, instructor, and administrator at DSCC will be instrumental in making DSCC the college of choice,” stated Dr. Johnson.