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The JCCC Board of Trustees is proud of the recognition the College has received for being a national leader of higher education.

Dr. Andrew W. Bowne will be JCCC’s new President starting July 1.

Dr. Andrew BowneDr. Andrew (Andy) W. Bowne (pronounced like “town”) will be JCCC’s new President starting July 1, 2020. Dr. Bowne will succeed Dr. Joe M. Sopcich, who has served in this position since June 2013 and has been employed by the College since 1992. Dr. Bowne was unanimously approved by the JCCC Board of Trustees in the board’s regular meeting on March 19.

Dr. Bowne's experience includes:

  • Fostering an institutional culture dedicated to the success of every student
  • An understanding of the importance of diversity, welcoming and engagement
  • A willingness to emphasize workforce training as well as partnerships with K-12 schools for lifelong learning
  • A proven ability to work with community stakeholders to ensure the college is meeting community needs and expectations
  • A background of successful fundraising and promoting public-private partnerships
  • A focus on the value of everyone in the campus community, including students, faculty and administration.

View Dr. Bowne's Community Town Hall Forum