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The Role of the Community College in
Dr. Daniel Barwick
President, Independence, KS
Dr. Barwick explains why the community college, as the community's convergence point between ongoing workforce development, public education, and quality of life initiatives, should be the driver of innovation in the workforce, in education, and in the community.
More about Dr. Barwick:
Dr. Daniel W. Barwick currently serves as President of Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas. Prior to that role, he was Director of Institutional Advancement at Alfred State College and Executive Director of the Alfred State College Development Fund
, Inc. in Alfred, New York.
Previous positions include Interim Director of Corporate Relations, Corporate Development Specialist, Assistant to the Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Assistant to the Director of Records and Institutional Research, Grants Assistant to the Dean of the School of Management and Engineering Technologies, and Interim Coordinator of Assessment. He was awarded the first system wide Provost Fellowship in the State University of New York, and served as an Academic Policy and Planning Evaluation Associate for that system.
Formerly a tenured professor in the State University of New York, he has published and lectured widely on both philosophy and administrative leadership, and was the President of the New York State Association of Scholars, as well as the President of the American Association for Learning Outcomes Assessment. Dr. Barwick is certified by CRFE International, the only global provider of professional certification of fundraising proficiency. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy from the State University of New York at Geneseo, a Masters Degree in Philosophy from the University of Iowa, and a PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Barwick has an strong business background: he is the former CEO of CBD Associates, LLC, a real estate holding company in New York, and was the CFO for The Well-Dressed Reader, an internet specialty company. He lives in Independence, Kansas with his wife and two daughters.