CCV Provost Joyce Judy named interim president

first_imgCommunity College of Vermont (CCV) Provost Joyce M Judy was appointed Interim President of the College by the Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees at its June 4 meeting. Judy begins her one-year interim term on July 1, succeeding Tim Donovan, who leaves CCV to become Chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges system. A national search will be launched in the fall for a permanent appointment.In announcing the appointment, Gary Moore, chair of the Board of Trustees, said, I am delighted that Joyce Judy has accepted the appointment of acting president.  She has the experience and the devotion to CCV that will help her lead the institution as it continues to move forward with strong growth and sound fiscal management. This is a plum presidency, said outgoing President Donovan, and the College deserves and will benefit from a national search for its next leader.  Joyce Judy has been second in command during my presidency. She has the confidence and trust of the CCV community and our many partners. She is exceptionally qualified to guide CCV during this transitional year.Judy rose through the ranks of CCV, beginning as a Coordinator of Academic Services in 1983 at CCV s Springfield location. She subsequently served as Dean of Students and became the College s first provost in 2001.She has been instrumental in the organizational development of CCV for more than two decades and a driving force behind many of CCV s prominent partnerships and programs. She led the development of its Rise to the Challenge program, in partnership with the VSC, VSAC, the State of Vermont, the Nellie Mae Foundation and the Vermont Community Foundation, giving more than 1400 high school students each year the opportunity to explore college, and offering tuition-free college courses as incentives to those who might not otherwise plan to go on to college. She spearheaded the Career Readiness Certificate program in collaboration with the Vermont Department of Labor and Department of Economic Development, now providing workforce readiness training throughout the state. She helped develop the partnership between CCV and Johnson State College to deliver JSC s External Degree Program, offering bachelor degree options to students statewide through all CCV locations.Judy was raised on and continues to participate in her family s dairy farm, McNamara Dairy in Plainfield, NH.  She and her spouse Ben Judy live in Waterbury.CCV employs 150 staff and 600 part-time faculty serving over 10,000 students annually in 12 learning sites and online. Vermont s state colleges include Castleton State College, Community College of Vermont, Johnson State College, Lyndon State College and Vermont Technical College.Source: CCV. JUNE 4, 2009last_img

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