Innovative and useful education begins with strong leadership. At Kishwaukee, our
leaders have a wealthy sense of vision and community pride, which translates into
robust student achievement.
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 the
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 with a focus on
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.
Kishwaukee College announced its 2021 Awards of Excellence recipients. The Board of Trustees sponsors the annual Awards of Excellence program to recognize outstanding employees and their contributions to the College. Community members, college personnel, students and alumni submitted nominations in five categories: Full-Time Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Support Staff, Professional Staff and Part-Time Staff.
The Kishwaukee College Floral Design department hosted guest designer Trisha Locke AIFD CFD ICPF on Tuesday, March 30, as part of the Artist In Residence (AIR) program offered through the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD).