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Dr. Jim Larkins was born in Mesa, Arizona. As an Air Force “brat,” he moved frequently during his childhood. In July 1972, he began his career with the Air Force as a guidance counselor at Clark Air Base, Philippines.
He held several positions in the Air Force Voluntary Education Program before joining the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) in 1979. He held positions as a Program Manager, Assistant Curriculum Director, Education Services Advisor, Director of Institutional Effectiveness, and Associate Dean.
He served as CCAF’s Dean of Academic Affairs for nearly 4 years before retiring in December 2011. As CCAF’s Dean he was responsible for the development of academic degree programs, establishing academic goals and strategies for the College, and advising military leadership on accreditation issues.Dr. Larkins oversaw 68 career-related AAS degree programs and related academic credentials.