The President's primary responsibility is to provide vision for the College and continuous leadership and direction for the planning and operation of all aspects of the College's programs and services in conformity with City Colleges of Chicago Board policies, ICCB and IBHE rules and regulations, and State law. The Office of the President is also responsible for developing, maintaining, and evaluating the academic programs and student services of the College and creating a climate which enhances student learning, stimulates creative approaches to teaching and learning, and motivates both staff and students to optimum achievement through reinvention.
David Potash, Ph.D., joined Wilbur Wright College as president in July 2013, bringing more than 20 years of higher education administrative experience to the Northwest Side community college. Most recently, Dr. Potash served as Chief Academic Officer at Curry College, a four-year institution in Milton, Mass. At Curry College, Dr. Potash led the institution in its New England Association of Schools and Colleges self-study and reaccreditation process, developed academic planning and reporting processes, strengthened faculty development, advanced learning outcomes assessment, and restructured Career Development, growing experiential education and enabling commitment to provide every student with an internship.