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October 19-22, 2003
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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November 7-10, 2004
Tampa, Florida

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Patricia C. DonohuePatricia C. Donohue, sixth president of Luzerne County Community College, previously served as vice chancellor for education at St. Louis Community College and as acting president of St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley. Prior to that, Dr. Donohue served as acting director of academic personnel and affirmative action, institutional research associate, coordinator of affirmative action, and as a lecturer and research assistant at University of Missouri-Kansas City. While at Harrisburg Area Community College, Dr. Donohue served as vice president of external affairs and community development, interim dean of the Lebanon Campus, assistant dean of academic affairs for engineering and technology, and as dean of the school of business, engineering and technology. Dr. Donohue has also served as director of institutional research and planning at Lakeland Community College. In addition to her administrative career, Dr. Donohue has teaching experience at the high school level teaching mathematics and at the university level teaching curriculum, elementary school mathematics, practicum, and supervising student teachers. Internationally, Dr. Donohue served as Special Consultant to Moldova for the United States State Department. She provided instruction and technical assistance to the Universitad de Stat din Moldova to help understand and implement the American credit system to redesign higher education in Moldova.

Dr. Donohue holds an A.B. in Mathematics from Duke University, an M.A. in Mathematics Education and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, with an emphasis on Education Administration, both from University of Missouri-Kansas City. Among her many awards are the Central Penn Technology Council’s Outstanding Service Award and the Outstanding Leadership Award from the American Association of University Women. She has been recognized by Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in American Women, the Outstanding Young Women of America, Who’s Who in the East, and Who’s Who in the Midwest. Dr. Donohue also is the recipient of the Outstanding Service Award from the American Cancer Society and the Merit Recognition Award from Harrisburg Area Community College. She received the Outstanding Service and Achievement Award from University of Missouri-Kansas City’s School of Education and the Phi Delta Kappa Read Fellowship - International Education for study and travel in the Soviet Union.

Dr. Donohue is the author of “Sharing Governance: Roles and Responsibilities,” presented at Columbus State Community College; and “Assessment: A Plan, A Strategy and Tactics to Shorten the Implementation Curve,” which was presented at the Consortium for Community College Development. Additionally, she presented “Technology Planning,” at the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO); “The Community College Role in Post Secondary Technical Education,” at the Missouri Governor’s Conference on Higher Education; and “Integrating Occupational and Academic Education,” at the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) 21st annual convention.

Dr. Donohue is a member of the National Council for Workforce Education, the League for Innovation Alliance, the Presidents Academy of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. She also is a member of the National Institute for Leadership Development (NILD), the National Council of Instructional Administrators, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), Phi Delta Kappa, and Delta Gamma Fraternity.

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