About Student Affairs

Timothy Bessolo

Assistant Provost for Student Affairs
Division Initiatives and Operations

Tim-Bessolo_Web-484x723Dr. Timothy Bessolo serves as the Assistant Provost for Division Initiatives and Operations as of October 11th, 2013. Tim earned his BA in Organizational Communication and MA in Education Administration from California State University, Sacramento. He earned his Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Southern California.

Prior to joining our Division, Tim was Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs in the USC School of Social Work. He brings a high level of financial expertise, management oversight, and operational creativity.

Tim oversees a portfolio which includes Transfer and Veterans Student Programs, International Student Services, Parent Programs, and critical Division Initiatives/Operations (e.g., professional development, branding, budget and technology resource management, strategic planning, and program review).