Founding director of North Campus named to interim college presidency

Published 08.13.2019

Faculty & Staff

Cathryn AddyCathryn Addy, founding director of the college’s North Campus in Wellsboro, has been chosen as interim president of Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Addy was hired for the Wellsboro position in March 1983, shortly after Williamsport Area Community College (forerunner to Penn College) began offering practical nursing classes at the Tioga County site. Addy most recently served an interim presidency at NHTI, and led Tunxis Community College in Farmington, Connecticut, from 1993 until her retirement in July 2017. She has also served as president of Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, Massachusetts; as academic dean at the Art Institute of Philadelphia; as dean of student services and counselor at Central Wyoming College in Riverton, Wyoming; and as an English professor at Auburn (New York) Community College. Her selection is subject to approval by the Community College System of New Hampshire's Board of Trustees.