Dr. Ray Hoy, president of Wor-Wic Community College, recently received the 2021 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Northeast Regional Chief Executive Officer Award.
As Wor-Wic’s president for the past 21 years, Hoy was recognized for his leadership in the college, community and state. “During his 45-year community college career,” his nomination reads, “his experiences as student and administrator have instilled in him a strong conviction in the valuable role community colleges play in improving people’s lives and enhancing the economy.”
Hoy is a community college graduate who went on to earn a bachelor’s degree, two master’s degrees, a doctorate and a law degree. During his career in community colleges, he has held or directly supervised every administrative position.
“I am honored to be nominated by the board of trustees and to receive this award,” Hoy said. “The past year has been very challenging for everyone and it has been with an amazing team effort that this recognition is possible. Our work — the work of all of our employees and board members — is what matters most of all for our students.”
The ACCT is a non-profit educational organization of governing boards, representing more than 6,500 elected and appointed trustees who govern more than 1,200 community, technical and junior colleges in the U.S. and beyond.
Dr. Ray Hoy.
ACCT CEO. Dr. Ray Hoy, president of Wor-Wic Community College, recently received the 2021 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Northeast Regional Chief Executive Officer Award.