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Presi​dent - Janine E. Janosky, Ph.D.​

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 programs and initiatives and higher education strategic directions, 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.         
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

George Kinlaw     

Interim Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs         


Crystal Washington        

Vice President of Finance & Operations         


Douglas Geiger       

Dean of Student Development​ 


David Girzadas     

Dean of Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing                 


Cynthia Moreno        

Interim Dean of Instruction      


Alicia Rodriguez         

Dean of Arturo Velasquez Institute          


Alnierys Venegas

Interim Dean of Adult Education 


Gardenia Rangel

Interim Associate Dean of Instruction


Jameta Rogers

Assistant Dean of Student Development


Teresa Guia

Interim Associate Dean of Adult Education


Karen Allen    

Director of Information Technology      


Patricia Aumann 

Director of Strategic Initiatives      ​


Gabriela Cruz

Interim Director of Financial Aid  


Erika de la Riva

Director of Research & Planning                  


Rafael Jesse Godina     

Director of Enrollment Management          


Douglas Geiger

Acting Registrar​


Silvia Villa      

Interim Director of Continuing Education          


Ericka Williams

Human Resources Business Partner  


Michael Jankowski

Executive Office Manager, Office of the President