Office of the President

Dr. Joseph Collins named Acting Interim President

Dr. Joseph Collins

Dr. Joseph Collins

Joseph E. Collins, Ph.D., is currently serving as the Acting Interim President of College of DuPage, which serves more than 29,000 students and is the second largest provider of undergraduate education in Illinois. After receiving a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of North Dakota, Dr. Collins accepted a staff position at Rockwell International in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. While employed at Rockwell, he began his community college career as an adjunct faculty member at Kirkwood Community College. During his  20 years with Kirkwood, Dr. Collins held positions as economic development coordinator, faculty, tech prep coordinator and dean. In March 2005, Dr. Collins left Kirkwood to accept the position of Associate Vice President of Academic Planning and Assessment at College of DuPage. He was promoted to Vice President of Academic Affairs in January 2009. In March 2011, Dr. Collins became the Executive Vice President of College of DuPage. He received his Ph.D.  in Education from the University of Iowa in 2002.

 

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Office of the President
College of DuPage
425 Fawell Boulevard
Glen Ellyn IL 60137