Innovative and useful education begins with strong leadership. At Kishwaukee, our
leaders have a strong sense of vision and community pride which translates into strong
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is charged with establishing policy for the financing, governance,
operation, and administration of Kishwaukee College. The Board of Trustees is comprised
of seven elected officials, each elected for a six-year term, and one non-voting student
trustee, who serves a one-year term. Trustees legislate by majority rule through formal
passage of policies, resolutions and motions. Community College District 523 is one
of 39 community college districts in the Illinois Community College System.
The President of Kishwaukee College is Dr. Laurie Borowicz. Dr. Borowicz joined Kishwaukee College as the fifth President in 2016. Throughout
her time here, Dr. Borowicz has helped develop innovative educational opportunities
and continued the College’s rich legacy of excellence in education and focus on student
The Senior Leadership Team, serving at the discretion of the President, helps the
President manage the College. The Senior Leadership Team reports directly to the President
and conducts the day-to-day administration of the College.
Michelle Govan, certified Stress Management consultant, will share tips on how to say NO to holiday expectations and how to say YES to holiday peace and love. She will help you find the strength to “just be” as you bask in the glow of your own holiday decorations, listen to lovely holiday music and reflect on the reason for the season — love and peace.
A state grant will move Kishwaukee College further toward its goal of finding a new home for the College’s Early Learning Center (ELC). Kish recently learned it will receive a grant of $225,000 from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to make renovations and relocate the Early Learning Center — a project with an estimated cost of $350,000.