Board of Trustees

Victor A. Ruiz

Jerry L. Kelsheimer
Vice Chair

Michael Canty

Helen Forbes Fields

J. David Heller

The Rev. Cory Jenkins

Geralyn Presti

Andrew E. Randall

Rachel Von Hendrix


To provide high quality, accessible and affordable educational opportunities and services — including university transfer, technical and lifelong learning programs — that promote individual development and improve the overall quality of life in a multicultural community.


Cuyahoga Community College will be recognized as an exemplary teaching and learning community that fosters service and student success. The College will be a valued resource and leader in academic quality, cultural enrichment and economic development characterized by continuous improvement, innovation and community responsiveness.


To successfully fulfill the mission and vision, Cuyahoga Community College is consciously committed to diversity, integrity, academic excellence and achievement of individual and institutional goals. We are dedicated to building trust, respect and confidence among our colleagues, students and the community.