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Dr. Anne E. Huot

Dr. Anne Huot

Dr. Anne Huot has dedicated her career to the transformative power of education and the opportunities higher education presents for contributing to and bettering society. Throughout her 23 year experience as a faculty member and senior administrator, Dr. Huot has focused her attention on academic excellence as her highest priority. Her work has been directed toward developing systems and programming that encourage and support student learning and success, and preparation for active citizenship and meaningful careers. To her role as president of Keene State College, Dr. Huot brings a vision that is informed by her experience as a first generation college student, a native of New Hampshire, and an educator with extensive background in public higher education. She believes passionately in the need for accessibility to higher education for all students and the unique role, mission, and opportunities provided by institutions of public higher education.


The College at Brockport, State University of New York, 2007-2013
In her six-year term as provost and vice president for academic affairs, Dr. Huot successfully created a continuum of academic programming by:

Enhancing the college’s core academic offerings, allowing the Academic Affairs Division to build on a foundation of institutional strengths that defined areas of distinction Revising the general education program introducing interdisciplinary teaching and learning, critical for best practices and optimal student learning Developing methods of defining student learning and assessing institutional effectiveness, offering important data on strategy and allocating institutional resources
Establishing a School of Business and Graduate School, providing programs to support student interest, and enhancing the reputation and stature of the college
Creating the Office for Diversity, committing to a strategy and support of diversity in both student and faculty representation that reflects society at large
Energizing the strategic planning process to focus on long range institutional goals including the rehabilitation of the academic infrastructure
Cultivating a successful program for recruiting philanthropic gifts to support faculty and student initiatives
Building strong relationships with community and business leaders to ensure an academic experience that is relevant and provides students with real world learning opportunities

Associate Provost, Executive Vice Provost, for the Office of Academic Affairs, State University of New York-System Administration in Albany, 2003-2007
During her five-year tenure at New York’s state system office, Dr. Huot was responsible for:

Creating and managing state wide initiatives that would ensure a comparable educational experience for all students in public higher education Generating strategic momentum that resulted in raising the level of academic excellence for students in public higher education Developing opportunities that enhanced accessibility of all students to public higher education

Interim Dean, Executive Dean of the Graduate College, University of Vermont, 1999-2003 Initiate strategies to promote enhanced graduate level programming for state’s flagship institution

Professor of Biology, Keene State College, 2013
Professor of Biology, The College at Brockport, State University of New York, 2007-2013
Faculty member, College of Health Related Professions, Upstate Medical University, State University of New York, 2003-2007
Faculty member, University of Vermont, 1990-2004

Dr. Huot is highly regarded for her commitment to excellence in teaching. She has written and presented extensively on her research concerning the influence of nitric oxide on cellular response modification.


PhD Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Vermont
MS Medical Technology, University of Vermont
BS Medical Technology, University of New Hampshire