Dr. Judy Mitchell Appointed to Vice President of Administrative Services Position

Dr. Judy Mitchell was approved as the college’s new vice president of administrative services at the Aug. 14 Joliet Junior College Board of Trustees meeting.Since October 2011 Mitchell has served as the interim vice president, a position she held while also maintaining her post as the director of business and auxiliary services.

“Student success is everyone’s responsibility at Joliet Junior College,” said Mitchell. “My goal as the vice president of administrative services is to support their success by providing an affordable and accessible higher education experience. Fiscal responsibility and accountability will be my primary goal while continuing to provide a safe and inviting campus environment.”
Mitchell began her career at the college in 1996 as an administrative assistant in the CIOS department. In 2001 she served as the program management specialist in Adult and Family Services, followed by the assistant to the director of administrative services in 2002. In 2004 she became interim director of administrative services, then the director of business and auxiliary services in 2005.Mitchell received her doctorate in community college leadership from National-Louis University in June 2012. She holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in business and technology from Governors State University. She earned an associate degree in microcomputers for business and computer programming from JJC in 1998.

Additionally, Mitchell serves as a member of the Joliet City Center Partnership committee and the New Lenox Rotary Club. She and her family have been residents of New Lenox for 32 years.

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