Innovative and useful education begins with strong leadership. At Kishwaukee, our
leaders have a wealthy sense of vision and community pride, which translates into
robust student achievement.
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is charged with establishing policy for the financing, governance,
operation and administration of Kishwaukee College. The Board of Trustees is comprised
of seven elected officials, each elected for a six-year term, and one non-voting student
trustee who serves a one-year term. Trustees legislate by majority rule through the
formal passage of policies, resolutions and motions. Community College District 523
is one of 39 community college districts in the Illinois Community College System.
The President of Kishwaukee College is Dr. Laurie Borowicz. Dr. Borowicz joined Kishwaukee College as the fifth President in 2016. Throughout
her time here, Dr. Borowicz has helped develop innovative educational opportunities
and continued the College’s rich legacy of excellence in education with a focus on
The Senior Leadership Team, serving at the discretion of the President, helps the
President manage the College. The Senior Leadership Team reports directly to the President
and conducts the day-to-day administration of the College.
The Kishwaukee College Foundation welcomed new members to its Board of Directors while bidding farewell to outgoing members during their May annual meeting. Geri-Dee Hayden, T.J. Irving and Jackee Ohlinger retired from their positions on the Board of Directors upon completion of their terms.
Kishwaukee College is committed to supporting a strong regional workforce by creating partnerships with local businesses, which in turn provides opportunities for students and job seekers in our communities.