Dr. Prince currently serves as Senior Consultant for Pathways to College, a national organization committed to expanding college access for the nation’s underserved students and having those students through their leadership example and success help improve the learning culture of the schools in which they work.
Dr. Prince is the former President of Hampshire College. During his sixteen year tenure as president, he also held the position of professor in the School of Social Science and taught courses on conflict resolution and historical analysis. Prior to his time at Hampshire, Dr. Prince held various administrative positions at Dartmouth College. He began his academic career teaching abroad for two years with the Yale-China Association at the Chinese University in Hong Kong and then in a U.S. high school where he also served as Director of Guidance and College Placement before returning to graduate school at Yale University where he earned his Ph.D. in American Studies.
Among his numerous leadership roles in civic and community activities, President Prince has served for various periods as president of Five Colleges, Inc., chair of the board of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM), chair of the Board of the Yale China Association, chair of the American Council’s Commission on Credentialing and life Long Learning; vice-chair of the Council on Racial and Ethnic Justice of the American Bar Association, an organization he continues to serve as special counsel, on the board of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the American University in Bulgaria, and the European Humanities University, a Belarus university in exile in Vilnius, Lithuania..
He is author of Teach Them to Challenge Authority: Educating for Healthy Societies, published in 2008 by Continuum Press International.