Janice (Jan) Baptist has forty years of experience advancing and defending the ideal of equal opportunity, access and student success in higher education. In 2009, Jan retired from Bristol Community College after 36 years of service as the Director of Disability Services and the Assistant Director of the SSS/Quest for Success Program. She now teaches as an adjunct faculty member in the Psychology and English departments. She resides in New Bedford, MA. Jan is in her third term on Alma’s board, having joined in 2014.