Dr. Anne Kress Steps Down as President of MCC to Head Northern Virginia Community College

October 10, 2019

Written by Jasmine

On Tuesday afternoon, officials at Northern Virginia Community College announced that MCC’s Dr. Anne Kress would be their new president. She was chosen from a pool of three finalists, which initially had more than 80 applicants nationwide.

Northern Virginia Community College serves more than 92,000 students on six campuses and is the second largest community college in the U.S. 

Dr. Kress currently serves as the president of Monroe Community College, where she has been since 2009. She is scheduled to begin her new position on January 1, 2020.

Kress had this to say about her time at MCC, “It has been a genuine privilege to serve as MCC’s president over the past decade, and I am honored to have been selected as the next president of Northern Virginia Community College. I have loved my time at MCC and in this community. My sincere appreciation goes out to every Tribune—students, faculty, staff, and alumni—for making MCC inspiring and to our generous community for supporting our students and our College.”

Congratulations goes out to Dr. Anne Kress, we know you’ll do well in Virginia!

P.S. Dr. Kress graced us with her presence in the WDKX studios to discuss college life and how she has impacted the Rochester community throughout her time at MCC. Tune in below to learn more!