Ann Marie Murray, Ph.D.
Dr. Ann Marie Murray serves as the third president of Herkimer County Community College, a position she has held since August 11, 2008. Under Dr. Murray's leadership, the College has developed and implemented a five-year strategic plan, an institutional assessment plan and a learning outcomes assessment plan; completed a successful Middle States reaccreditation process; added four new degree programs; established an Academic Senate; significantly increased continuing education offerings; and implemented an updated crisis response plan. Dr. Murray is a tireless advocate of higher education, regional economic development and the community at large.
President Murray has an extensive background in higher education and mathematics education, both as an administrator and as a faculty member. From 2005-2008, Dr. Murray served as vice president for academic affairs at Broome Community College where she was responsible for the oversight of all academic programs and academic functions of the college. Dr. Murray also spent 24 years at Hudson Valley Community College where she held the positions of dean of business and engineering and industrial technologies, associate dean of academic services and department chair for mathematics and science and engineering science after teaching mathematics for 19 years, having moved up in rank from an adjunct to full professor.
Dr. Murray holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY and several degrees from the University of Albany including Master of Arts in Advanced Classroom Teaching, Master of Science in Instructional Technology, Certificate of Advanced Study in Education Theory and Practice, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction.