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Bill Kelley Avis Proctor

Community colleges have power to strengthen nation at this critical moment

May 01, 2024

There are three key issues where we can have major community impact for our students and their families: workforce Pell, community college baccalaureate degrees and emerging technologies. Read More

Kris Howard

Decades-long Harper advocate Kris Howard passes away

March 18, 2024

Kris, who was 98, supported Harper from its earliest days, served on the college’s board of trustees for 24 years and established a scholarship tied to community service. Harper’s Kris Howard Drive is named in her honor. Read More

ICCTA Award 2023 Equity and Diversity

Harper honored with ICCTA's Equity and Diversity Award

June 13, 2023

For the second time, the Illinois Community College Trustees Association awarded Harper College’s leadership on policies that enhance institutional diversity, equity and inclusion for underrepresented groups. Read More

Dr. Avis Proctor Bill Kelley

Expanding the role of community colleges helps local communities, our state and our country

May 01, 2023

It is time to explore ways in which Harper and other Illinois community colleges continue to evolve to meet community needs and support our state's strategic plan for higher education, "A Thriving Illinois." Read More

Last Updated: 3/14/24