Herkimer College Appoints Dean of Students/Director of Athletics

Donald Dutcher, of Marcy, NY, has been appointed to the position of Dean of Students/Director of Athletics at Herkimer County Community College.

Dutcher will have general oversight of student affairs, including athletics, personal counseling, judicial affairs, student leadership and involvement, and residence life and housing.

Dutcher has served as Director of Athletics since 2004, leading one of the most successful two-year college athletic programs in the nation. He has served on numerous college committees, including the Faculty/Student Association Board of Directors, the Institutional Effectiveness Steering Team, Staff Development Working Group, and Enrollment Management and Marketing Committee.

In 2018, Dutcher was awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service.

Dutcher holds an associate degree from Herkimer County Community College, bachelor’s degrees from SUNY Oswego and SUNYIT, and a master’s degree from SUNY Cortland.