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Robin Darcangelo Named Senior Dean, Students Affair

Robin Darcangelo Named Senior Dean, Students Affairs at Napa Valley College

NAPA, CA, DECEMBER 20, 2019 – Robin Darcangelo has been named senior dean, students affairs, at Napa Valley College announced Oscar De Haro, assistant superintendent/vice president, student affairs.

Darcangelo has more than 24 years of professional experience in student services, including positions as associate dean of students, financial aid/scholarships, EOPS/CARE and veterans at Solano Community College; dean of enrollment and student financial aid at College of Marin; and acting director, financial aid at Shasta College. Most recently, Darcangelo served as executive dean of enrollment services at Long Beach City College.

“Robin has a tremendous track record and has been repeatedly commended for her successful management and leadership of student services operations and educational strategic planning,” De Haro said. “Her background in Title IX, equity and student discipline lines up nicely with this newly created senior dean position at Napa Valley College.”

 “I am confident Robin’s extensive background both in the classroom and as an administrator, as well as her collaborative leadership style, will further our commitment to student success,” added De Haro.

“I am so happy to return to this community and have the opportunity to serve Napa Valley College and work with an exceptional team truly dedicated to student success,” said Darcangelo. “I love the work I do, and I am dedicated to making a difference for all students – and for the community.”

Darcangelo’s professional and volunteer activities include serving on the chancellor’s executive board for several years, on the Task Force on Financial Literacy, and as lead for IEPI Enrollment Management at Long Beach City College. She has also served on the state executive board for student financial aid administrators and on several student equity committees and accreditation teams, and has received numerous awards for her work. Darcangelo earned her bachelor of science in organizational leadership from Simpson University and her master of science in education and counseling from University of La Verne in California.

About Napa Valley College
Napa Valley College prepares students for evolving roles in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. The college is an accredited open-access, degree- and certificate-granting institution that is committed to student achievement through high-quality programs and services that are continuously evaluated and improved. The college serves students and the community in the following areas:  transfer courses, career-technical education and training, basic skills, and self-supporting contract education and community education classes. Napa Valley College is located at 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway in Napa. Learn more at

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: Holly Dawson, Public Information Officer, Napa Valley College
(707) 256-7112

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