February 23, 2010 — Palmer College of Chiropractic Chancellor Dennis Marchiori, DC, has announced the selection of Robert Percuoco, DC, as vice chancellor for academics (VCA).
Percuoco was identified from a pool of 12 local and national candidates for the position. As VCA, Percuoco will oversee all matters of academic affairs on each of the three campuses and will also serve as a member of the college’s executive administrative team. Palmer’s campuses are located in Davenport, Iowa,; San Jose, Calif.; and Port Orange, Fla.
Percuoco received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1983. Following graduation, he joined the college as a clinical teaching resident and worked part-time in the Palmer chiropractic clinics. He attained an instructor position in 1985 and then advanced through a number of instructional and departmental leadership roles in radiology, post-graduate education and the Associate of Science in Chiropractic Technology program.
In 1997, he was named dean of academic affairs on the Davenport campus and then moved into the role of dean of academic programs in 1999. He held that position until 2003 when he was appointed vice president for academic affairs for assessment and later senior director for assessment.
Among his many accomplishments, Percuoco was also recently elected as a councilor of the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE).
Source: Palmer College of Chiropractic, www.palmer.edu