Meet the President

Dr. Faye Pappalardo

Dr. Faye Pappalardo, became the second president of Carroll Community College on July 1, 1999.

A native of Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Pappalardo earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from Mount Saint Mary’s College, a Master of Science degree in Higher Education from Johns Hopkins University, and a Master of Arts degree in Higher Adult Education from Columbia University. She also received her Doctorate in Higher and Adult Education from Columbia University and completed Harvard University's Institute for the Management of Lifelong Education.

She studied French in the masters program at Catholic University. She also studied abroad and received a certificate in French Studies from L’Institut Catholique de Paris.

Where It All Began

"I am proud to be part of an institution of higher education which invites students of all ages to learn in an atmosphere of integrity and in an institutional culture of caring and professionalism. I am pleased to say that Carroll Community College fully supports our students' pursuits of their endeavors," said Dr. Pappalardo.

Dr. Pappalardo began her career in education in the 1960s, teaching in junior and senior high schools and serving as head of a foreign language department. In 1972, she was appointed dean of the College at Bay College in Baltimore, MD. From 1975 to 1977, Dr. Pappalardo served as a planning assistant for the National Center for College and University Long-Range Planning and consulted for the Science Research Association in New York.

Dr. Pappalardo served as a member of the administrative team at Baltimore City Community College.

Dr. Pappalardo Joins Carroll Community College

Dr. Pappalardo joined Carroll Community College as director of Student Services. She served as executive vice president and associate president before being appointed president of the college. She has been a part of Carroll Community College’s leadership team for twenty years. The Carroll County resident's distinguished career encompasses working in all aspects of higher education, including academic affairs, student affairs, planning, research, finance, budgeting, and resource development.

The president is very active in her community and has received several awards. Dr. Pappalardo presently serves on the Carroll County Economic Development Commission. She has served as chair of the Board of Directors of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. She was vice-chair of the Board of Directors of Carroll Hospice.

Setting Priorities

Dr. Pappalardo is committed to establishing Carroll Community College as the premier center of learning in Carroll County. She supports an academic environment that puts students first and ensures the college is accessible and affordable to all Carroll County citizens.

"I am proud to be part of an institution of higher education which invites students of all ages to learn in an atmosphere of integrity and in an institutional culture of caring and professionalism. I am pleased to say that Carroll Community College fully supports our students' pursuits of their endeavors," said Dr. Pappalardo.

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