Dr. Penny Quinn Named New Kaskaskia College President

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Kaskaskia College has announced that Dr. Penny Quinn of Pawnee Rock, Kansas has been named the next President of Kaskaskia College. Dr. Quinn will replace Dr. Jim Underwood who will be retiring June 30.

Dr. Quinn is currently serving as College Vice President of Barton Community College in Great Bend, Kansas. She has 25 years of experience in public higher education and 23 years in the community college system serving as an instructor, department chair, director of student retention, honor program director, federal grant coordinator, and academic and student services.

Quinn received her bachelor’s degree from Indiana State University, a master’s degree from Washington State University and her doctorate degree from Indiana State University.

Upon her hiring, Quinn said, “I look forward to this opportunity and to serving the college and the community to the very best of my ability”.