holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology specializing in Measurement and
Statistics and is A.B.D. in Statistics from the University
of Illinois at Chicago,
and has a M.S. in Statistics from the University of Georgia.
Dr. McCoy has worked at City Colleges of Chicago for nearly 20 years, including 18
years teaching mathematics as a full-time professor at Wilbur Wright College.
He has served eight years as co-chair of Wright’s Math Department. He served
briefly as the Executive Director of Academic Affairs at CCC’s District Office
before joining Daley College andis currently a peer reviewer for the Higher
Learning Commission (HLC).
Dr. McCoy served many years as a faculty leader district-wide. He served three
years as Vice President of Faculty Council of the City Colleges of Chicago
(FCCCC), the governing faculty leadership committee for the district, and later
was elected for two years as President of FCCCC. In 2009, Dr. McCoy initiated
and spearheaded the revision of the FCCCC Constitution and the Proposed
Academic Change (PAC) Form. The FCCCC Constitution had not been updated in 15
years, since its inception in 1994. He also led assessment initiatives at Wright College
and served as Faculty Advisor for the Student Government Association and
African American History Club. In 2011, Dr. McCoy was named Daley College
Administrator of the Year.
tenure at Richard J. Daley College, Dr. McCoy was instrumental in helping Daley
College achieve a 10-year accreditation from HLC in 2011. Along with Daley’s
President, Dr. Jose Aybar, Dr McCoy co-created the highly successful Developmental
Education Initiative (formerly CASH-to-ROI) where success rates for program
completers has ranged from 84% to 97%. He remains an active advisor for Daley's Student Government Association and advocate for learning and advancement.