Owensboro Community & Technical College recently named Kathy Hedden Hoffman as the Dean of Academic Affairs for Professional and Technical Programs.
“This is a very exciting opportunity. There is unprecedented potential for our technical programs and I am honored to be selected,” she said.
Hoffman has been at OCTC since 2007. She has served as department head for the business, health, and public service programs, and teaches first-year experience courses, veterinary microbiology, and biology.
In 2021, Hoffman was nominated by her peers to receive the Faculty Award of Excellence. Her nomination described her as positively impacting the faculty within her division, consistently striving for excellence and creating a climate of continuous improvement. In addition to serving on multiple committees at OCTC, Hoffman currently serves as the president for the Hancock County 4H Council.
OCTC President, Dr. Scott Williams added, “Kathy is perfectly suited to lead our technical programs. She has a great balance of technical and general education/transfer experience. “
Hoffman’s new responsibilities at OCTC will include providing leadership for the all the technical programs, accreditation, and program-related accreditation.