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Kelleher Elected Vice Chairperson of Hudson Valley Community College Board of Trustees

CONTACT: Deborah Renfrew (518) 629-7180,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

At its annual meeting in September, Hudson Valley Community College’s Board of Trustees elected Neil J. Kelleher Jr. as its vice chairperson. Kelleher first joined the board in March of 2011, after retiring from his 23-year position as the college’s physical plant supervisor and special assistant to the president for capital projects. He was appointed to a term of six years by the Rensselaer County Legislature.

As the college’s governing body, the ten-member board of trustees oversees administrative and academic matters.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and workforce and academic preparation programs offered through the Educational Opportunity Center. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 13,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining. Hudson Valley has more than 75,000 alumni.