Mary Rittling

Mary Rittling is a senior fellow at the College Excellence Program, focusing on the preparation of the next generation of community college leaders. Mary served as president of Davidson County Community College in Lexington, North Carolina, from 2003 until 2018. Prior to her DCCC presidency, Mary served four years as regional vice president of West Virginia University, where she also was president of Potomac State College of West Virginia University, and spent seven years as a senior administrator at the State University of New York at Delhi. She completed the Harvard University Institute for New Presidents and earned a doctor of education degree in higher and adult education from Columbia University in New York City.