MCCC Dean Mark McCormick Selected for
Executive Leadership Institute

9/8/08


Mark McCormick, dean of MCCC's Business and Technology Division, is one of 35 community college leaders from throughout North America to be selected for the 2008 Executive Leadership Institute sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College. Recommended by MCCC President Patricia Donohue, McCormick is the only representative from a New Jersey community college. The Institute will be held in Tempe, Arizona, December 7-12, 2008.

McCormick has spent over 20 years in higher education at three different two-year colleges. At Mercer, in addition to his role as dean since 2004, Mark served as acting vice president for academic and student affairs from 2005 to 2007 during the college's presidential search.

Dean Mark McCormick

Before coming to Mercer, he was the coordinator of the highly successful Paralegal Studies Program at Community College of Philadelphia and also served as an associate professor. Prior to CCP, he was an instructor in the Paralegal Program at Peirce College. McCormick received a law degree from New York University School of Law and his bachelor's degree from Davidson College (NC).

Now in its 21st year, the Executive Leadership Institute provides an opportunity for community college leaders to review their abilities and interests, refine their skills, and participate in discussions with an array of accomplished faculty, including community college chief executive officers, experts in leadership development, community college trustees, presidential search consultants, and members of the League for Innovation board of directors. The League is an international association dedicated to furthering the community college movement through conferences, web resources, research and publications. It leads projects and initiatives with member colleges, corporate partners, and other agencies.

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