Karen Hunter Anderson

Executive Director
Illinois Community College Board
(217) 785-0020
401 East Capitol Avenue
Appointment Term: 
Jun 2, 2017 to Jan 4, 2019, At the Pleasure of the Governor

Karen Hunter Anderson, Ph.D., serves as the executive director to Illinois Community College Board where she has worked since 1999. Dr. Anderson previously served as a vice president for ICCB, where she was a staff liaison to the ICCB presidents, to the P-20 Council, and was on the Joint Education Leadership Team. She was also instrumental in developing the ICCB Latino Advisory Committee.

Prior to working at ICCB, Dr. Anderson was the principal and president of Ursuline Academy in Springfield; provost, registrar, and acting president of Springfield College (IL); assistant professor of English at Milliken University (IL); and a professor and coordinator of the Bilingual Business Studies Program at Midway College (KY).