Hear from the new Johnson County Community College President, Dr. Andy Bowne.
The First 90 days and
Beyond - JCCC’s Response to the Pandemic
Dr. Bowne became the sixth president of JCCC on July 1, 2020. Join us has he outlines his vision, goals, and future plans for the College.
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ABOUT DR. BOWNE
Dr. Andy Bowne has served for almost
17 years in senior leadership positions at Grand Rapids Community College (in
Michigan) and at Ivy Tech Community College (in Indiana). At Ivy Tech he served
as a regional chancellor, and now guides the leadership teams of 18 campuses as
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
At Grand Rapids
Community College, Andy (which is what he prefers to be called) let two
distinctively different teams: fundraising and non-credit training, engaging
teams to peak levels of fundraising, and moving the non-credit side of the
college from being a financial challenge to a position of instructional and
Andy has over 12
years of adjunct faculty teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate
levels. He currently serves on the Ferris State University Advisory Board for
the Doctorate in Community College Leadership program where he teaches, mentors
students, and serves on dissertation committees.
included training and organization development work in manufacturing and
non-profit organizations. He blended his love of people development together
with the desire to see communities and regions prosper while serving in the
economic development arena.
Andy began his
career as a resident director at Calvin College. He has always had a love for
students and engaging with them whether at their performances, sharing a meal
together, attending athletic events, or participating in student leadership
Dr. Andy Bowne earned his Doctor of Education degree from Western Michigan University, where he also earned his master’s and bachelor’s degrees. He completed the Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence in 2018.
On July 1, 2020, Dr. Bowne became the sixth President of Johnson County Community College.