College Administration

Carole A. McCoy

Carole A. McCoy was appointed as the fifth president of Jefferson Community College in February of 2007.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Framingham State College in Massachusetts, a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Massachusetts and a doctorate in public administration from the University of Baltimore.
Dr. McCoy serves the community on the Board of Directors of the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization (FDRLO), the Greater Watertown North / Country Chamber of Commerce, WPBS and the Victim’s Assistance Center and is also a member of the Watertown Rotary Club.   She is also an active member and Secretary of the New York Community College Presidents Association.
Assistant to the President: Karen Freeman

Vice President for Academic Affairs
Thomas J. Finch

 Vice President for Administration & Finance, Treasurer
Daniel J. Dupee II

Vice President for Students
Betsy D. Penrose


Associate Vice President for Math/Science, Technology, Health and Business
Linda C. Dittrich

Dean of Continuing Education
and Community Outreach
Terrence H. Harris

Dean for Instructional Support, Assessment and Accreditation
Jerilyn E. Fairman


Chief Information Officer
James A. Buyea

Dean of Students
Ronald C. Shidemantle