Josh Baker, Ph.D.

Dr. Josh Baker is the vice president of instructional services at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado. He oversees academics, including supports such as libraries and tutoring. Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) offers more than 200 certificates and degrees and prepares students for transfer and/or employment in a variety of fields. PPCC serves nearly 20,000 students annually at three campuses and other off-site locations.

Prior to PPCC, Josh was a campus and academic dean at Bates Technical College in Washington, an assistant dean at Vincennes University in Indiana, and a faculty member/coordinator/program manager/coach at Highline College in Washington.
Josh earned a doctoral degree from Oregon State University, where he completed the Community College Leadership Program and researched actions of community college presidents that increased organizational trust. His master’s and bachelor’s degrees are from Brigham Young University.

Josh and his wife, Toni, invest their free time in the activities of their three kids, and enjoy exploring the beautiful hiking trails of Colorado.