Executive VP, Student Success

Dr. Phillip KIng


Phillip King, Ed.D., is MATC’s executive vice president, student success. Reporting directly to MATC President Vicki J. Martin, Ph.D., Dr. King is responsible for the vice presidents overseeing the Enter/Stay and Learn pillars, and the executive directors overseeing regional campuses. 

He also provides leadership for the development, implementation, assessment and oversight of areas of responsibility across all campus locations.  

Before coming to MATC, Dr. King served as vice president for student learning, equity and success at Shoreline Community College in Washington state, where he was responsible for all instructional units, instructional support, international education, institutional effectiveness, student services and workforce education.

Dr. King has more than 30 years of experience in higher education, including teaching and service positions, administrative roles as vice president in both instruction and student services, dean of instruction and student services, and various director roles in enrollment and student services. 

He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in communication studies from Portland State University, and a doctorate in community college leadership from Ferris State University in Michigan.

Contact: kingp17@matc.edu