Iris Weisman, Ed.D.

Dr. Weisman has more than 25 years of experience in higher education, in both faculty and administrative capacities. In 1998, Dr. Weisman joined Antioch University as associate profession of higher education, working in the Individualized Master of Arts program at the University’s Midwest campus in Yellow Springs. Since then, she served as chair of that program, founding chair of an online master of arts in management with a focus on community college management, Associate Dean of the Graduate Liberal and Professional Studies Division, Dean and Professor of the School of Professional and Liberal Studies, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Student Services.

In July 2013, Dr. Weisman accepted the promotion to Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs with the university.


Prior to coming to Antioch University, Dr. Weisman served as a visiting assistant professor at North Carolina State University, in the Academy for Community College Leadership Advancement, Innovation, and Modeling (ACCLAIM), teaching graduate courses in program planning. Between 1995 and 1998, she served as a teaching associate with ACCLAIM and also coordinated professional development workshops for community college presidents, trustees, and administrators.

In addition, Dr. Weisman has been an administrator and adjunct faculty at Pima Community College, serving as Director of Curriculum Services from 1990-1994 while also teaching in the management department of the college. In addition, Dr. Weisman has 7 years of experience in disabled student services at Pima, serving as a sign language interpreter, support services coordinator, and assistant director of the department.

Dr. Weisman’s scholarship has focused primarily on higher education administration and community college governance. She has served on the editorial boards of two scholarly journals: Community College Review and Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory.