Fred Hills, Ph.D.

Fred Hills is vice president of instruction at McLennan Community College. He is a tenured faculty member and served as dean of Arts, Sciences and Business, QEP director, and program director for Computer Information Systems at MCC prior to his appointment as vice president.

Dr. Hills retired from the U.S. Air Force, where he served as an information systems and telecommunications officer living and working in three continents and five countries. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Baylor University, a master’s in teleprocessing science from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a Master of Divinity degree from Baylor University, and a Ph.D. in higher education administration from the University of North Texas in Denton.

He is a past resident of the Texas Community College Instructional Administrators, past chair of the Heart of Texas P-20 Council, co-chair of the College and Career Success Working group of Prosper Waco, and has served on a number of non-profit and church boards.

Dr. Hills’ wife, Barbara, works as a substitute school nurse at Waco ISD. They have two daughters, Sara and Emily. In his spare time, Dr. Hills enjoys gardening, racquetball, hiking, exercising, reading, and international traveling.