Jack Becherer, Ed.D.

Jack BechererPresident (ret)
Rock Valley College

Jack Becherer has been teaching and leading in community colleges for more than 35 years. Early in his career he taught psychology, collaborated with developmental studies faculty to promote student success and worked as a counselor. Later in his career he served as a Director of Counseling, Dean of Students, Vice President of Student Development and Executive Assistant to the President. His first presidency was at Wenatchee Valley College in 2001 at Wenatchee, Washington. He recently retired from his second presidency, serving for ten years at Rock Valley College in Rockford, Illinois. He is currently serving as a consultant at Rockford Health System, focusing on business and community engagement.

Jack has worked at community colleges in Virginia, Missouri, Illinois and Washington. He is committed to student success and fostering a campus that is conducive to learning. Also, to developing the skills and capabilities of emerging leaders.





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