Created: October 09, 2019 01:06 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Monroe Community College President Anne Kress is leaving her post for a new job at Northern Virginia Community College outside Washington, D.C.
Northern Virginia Community College is the second biggest community college in the U.S.
Kress has been leading MCC since 2009.
MCC responded to the news with the following statements:
“It has been a genuine privilege to serve as MCC’s president over the past decade, and I am honored to have been selected as the next president of Northern Virginia Community College. In the weeks ahead, I will work with MCC’s leadership team, Board of Trustees, and SUNY to assure a smooth and seamless transition. I have loved my time at MCC and in this community. My sincere appreciation goes out to every Tribune—students, faculty, staff, and alumni—for making MCC inspiring and to our generous community for supporting our students and our College.”
-- Anne M. Kress, Ph.D., President, MCC
“The Board congratulates Dr. Kress on her new appointment at Northern Virginia Community College and thanks her for a decade of exemplary service to MCC. Our College and community have benefited greatly from her leadership. Dr. Kress’s dedication to our mission and our students is among the reasons MCC is one of the nation’s top community colleges. As she begins the process of transitioning to her new role, the Board is committed to guaranteeing a smooth leadership transition at MCC and looks forward to engaging the community in this process as it develops.”
-- Barbara P. Lovenheim, Ph.D., Chair, Monroe Community College Board of Trustees and Professor Emerita, MCC (retired)
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