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Presi​dent - Janine E. Janosky, Ph.D.

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Janine E. Janosky, Ph.D. serves as the President of Richard J. Daley College.     

President Janosky has over 30 years of experience in higher education and biomedical innovation; serving in executive leadership positions in higher education as well as businesses. President Janosky is an expert in developing and implementing innovative curriculum and higher education programs and initiatives, including leveraging public-private-philanthropic partnerships, specifically workforce and job readiness programs and stackable academic credentials.     

Prior to joining Richard J. Daley College, she served in a number of faculty and executive leadership positions at institutions of higher education and non-profits as well as being the founder of a for-profit company. President Janosky’s leadership has been broadly impactful. Specifically, her national model for public-private-philanthropic partnerships was recognized in Forbes and earned her a United States White House Champion of Change. She has been honored by a number of other state and national awards throughout her career.  

Most recently, President Janosky served as the Dean of the College of Education, Health, and Human Services and a Professor of Health and Human Services at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Also, she served as President and CEO of AugustSolutionsGroup and executive leadership positions at Central Michigan University, Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron, and the University of Pittsburgh.     

President Janosky serves in a number of board leadership roles including the Dispute Resolution Panel for Medical Devices, the United States Food and Drug Administration, and as the Past Chair and member of the board of ATHENA International, and many more. She has authored or co-authored more than 175 biomedical peer-reviewed publications, published a scholarly book, and has secured as a Principal Investigator or as a Co-Investigator on more than 50 federally-funded grants and contracts. Dr. Janosky holds a doctorate in educational research methodology from the University of Pittsburgh, a master’s in psychology from Marshall University, and a bachelor’s in psychology from Duquesne University.   

Richard J. Daley College Leadership

Eduardo Garza, Ed.​D.    
Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness     

Anne Panomitros  
Vice President of Acade​mic Affairs and Student Affairs  
Roberto Torres     
Dean of Instruction     
George Kinlaw  
Associate Dean of Instruction     
Cynthia Moreno     
Associate Dean of Instruction     

Eileen Lynch               
Dean of Student Services     
Aneesa Saleh  
Associate Dean of Student Services     
Erin Rubio     
Associate Dean of Student Services               
Alicia Rodriguez     
Dean, Arturo Velasquez Institute     
Dean of Adult Education     
Silvia Villa     
Associate Dean of Adult Education     
David Girzadas  
Dean, Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing     
Crystal Washington                 
Executive Director of Business Services                 
Director – Financial Aid     
Rafael Godina  
Director of Enrollment Management   
Business Manager – College     
Katrina Pavlik  
Director of Community Education Programs     
Ronald Martin            
Director of Security                       
Karen Allen             
Director of Information Technology                       
Griselda Silva     
Human Resources Business Partner     
Erika de la Riva     
Assistant Director – Research & Planning