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Former Penn College Administrator Named Interim President

Cathryn AddyCathryn Addy, founding director of the college’s North Campus in Wellsboro, has been named interim president of NHTI in Concord, New Hampshire. Addy was hired for the Wellsboro position in March 1983, shortly after Williamsport Area Community College (forerunner to Penn College) began offering practical nursing classes at the Tioga County site. The NHTI appointment is for the duration of the academic year, Sept. 10 through May, while the Community College System of New Hampshire conducts a search for a successor.  Addy is president emeritus of Tunxis Community College in Farmington, Connecticut, having led that institution from 1993 until her retirement in July 2017. She has also served as president of Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, Massachusetts; as academic dean at the Art Institute of Philadelphia; as dean of student services and counselor at Central Wyoming College in Riverton, Wyoming; and as an English professor at Auburn (New York) Community College.