Marta Yera Cronin Will Be the Next President of Delaware County Community College in Media, Pennsylvania

The board of trustees of Delaware County Community College in Media, Pennsylvania, has chosen Marta Yera Cronin as the college’s next president. When she takes office on July 1, Dr. Cronin will be the college’s fifth president since its founding 55 years ago. She also will be the second woman and the first Latina to lead the college.

“I am humbled and honored to be appointed as the next president of Delaware County Community College,” said Dr. Cronin. “I am grateful for the opportunity to lead an institution that is so passionate about serving students and residents in Delaware and Chester Counties by providing quality educational programming and inclusive services. I look forward to joining the dedicated faculty, staff, administrators, board, and community members as we collaboratively plan and work towards the College’s promising future.”

Delaware County Community College enrolls just over 8,700 students according to the most recent statistics provided by the U.S. Department of Education. Women make up 63 percent of the student body.

Dr. Cronin is currently the president of Columbia Gorge Community College in The Dalles, Oregon. Prior to becoming president of Columbia Gorge Community College in 2018, she served in various administrative and faculty roles at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce, Florida, including vice president of academic affairs, dean of the School of Education, department chair, and full professor.

Dr. Cronin holds a bachelor’s degree in French from the University of Miami. She earned a master’s degree in reading from Barry University in Miami and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from the University of Sarasota.

Filed Under: LeadershipNews


RSSComments (0)

Leave a Reply