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Dr. Hankin’s Retirement Party

The nation’s longest serving community college president, Westchester Community College President Dr. Joseph Hankin, who has led the State University of New York institution since 1971, has announced his retirement. On Wednesday December 11, Westchester Community College held a retirement party for Dr. Joseph N. Hankin. Dr. Hankin has served Westchester Community College for 42 years and will work on special projects throughout 2014. His retirement is set December 31, 2014 where he will be named President Emeritus.

Some quick facts:

Dr. Hankin is the longest serving community college president in the nation.

Dr. Hankin holds seven degrees (four honorary).

Dr. Hankin is the recipient of over 100 honors and awards.

He has been named one of the Top Fifty Community College Leaders in the Nation.

Dr. Hankin has been named one of the Most Effective College Presidents in the United States.

We wish Dr. Hankin the very best in his retirement and encourage you to leave him messages on this video!