On June 1, 2022 the Jefferson Community College (JCC) Board of Trustees unanimously confirmed the appointment of Dr. Daniel J. Dupee, II of Dexter (right) as Administrator-In-Charge of Jefferson Community College. Dupee assumed leadership of the College on June 2 as current president, Dr. Ty A. Stone, transitions to her new role at Cleveland State Community College in Tennessee.
Dupee has been employed by the College for 14 years and currently serves as Executive Vice President for Administration, Finance and Enrollment, which includes oversight of accounting, finance, facilities, enrollment services, information technology, marketing and auxiliary services. His experience at the College includes previous supervision of human resources, athletics and institutional research. In addition, Dupee has served as the College’s chief diversity officer since 2016 and served as affirmative action officer from 2016-2020. On campus, he is a member of the Faculty Student Association Board of Directors, Center for Community Studies Advisory Board, and JCC Foundation Board of Directors. Additionally, Dupee is President of the New York State Community College Business Officials Association and a member of the General Brown School District Board of Education. He completed the League for Innovation
Executive Leadership Institute in 2019, the State University of New York Executive Leadership program in 2013 and the Jefferson Leadership Institute in 2012. In 2011, Dupee was recognized in Northern New York Business magazine’s inaugural class of 20 under 40 Emerging Leaders.
Dupee holds a Doctorate in Education with a concentration in Higher Education Administration, a certificate of advanced study in educational leadership from Le Moyne College, both a master’s and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Columbia College, and an associate’s degree from Onondaga Community College.
“The College is very fortunate to have such a strong and capable administrative team, with Dr. Dupee at the forefront as the executive vice president,” said Judith L. Gentner, Chair of the Board of Trustees. “His professional experiences, education and training will serve Jefferson well as the administrator-in-charge. Under Dr. Dupee’s leadership, the College will continue its forward momentum as it moves into Year 4 of our Strategic Plan.”
The Board of Trustees will conduct a search for Jefferson’s 7th president over the course of the 2022-2023 academic year.
Student Trustee Elected to JCC Board of Trustees Gianna M. Donahue
Gianna M. Donahue, Watertown (originally of Nanticoke, PA), has been elected by the student body at Jefferson Community College (JCC) to serve as student trustee on the JCC Board of Trustees for the 2022-2023 academic year.