50th Anniversary Presidents - Garrett College

Garrett College McHenry campus offices are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

All individuals must wear a mask indoors regardless of vaccination status. Individuals are also required to complete the daily health self-assessment before coming to campus.

Note: the Daily Health Self-Assessment form is located here.

Employees and students are not required to be vaccinated at this time but are strongly encouraged to do so.

The most up-to-date information on Garrett College's response to COVID-19, can be found online at novel coronavirus/COVID-19 resource page.

Celebrating 50 HomePresidents Timeline

Garrett College President's Timeline


Look back in time at the history of Garrett College presidents in the past 50 years.


1970 - 1975

1st

Dr. Luther G. Shaw

August 1970 – June 1975

Dr. Luther Shaw
1975-1977

2nd

Dr. Alfred C. O’Connell

July 1975 – August 1, 1977

Dr. Alfred O'Connell
1977-1978

3rd

Dr. Jan W. Janssen1

August 1, 1977 – June 1978

Dr. Jan Jansenn
1978-1982

4th

Dr. Donald L. Ruhl

July 1, 1978 – November 1982

Dr. Donald Ruhl
1982-1985

5th

Mr. O. Randall Harman2

November 1982 – August 30, 1985

Dr. Randall Harman
1985-1986

6th

Dr. David A. Puzzuoli2

September 1985 – June 30, 1986

Dr. David Puzzuoli
1986-2006

7th

Dr. Stephen J. Herman

July 1, 1986 – June 2, 2006

Dr. Stephen Herman
2006-2009

8th

Dr. Paul R. Dauphinais

June 6, 2006 – February 2009

Dr. Paul R. Dauphinais
2009-2009

9th

Dr. Rebecca DiLiddo1

February 2009 – May 2009

Dr. Rebecca DiLiddo
2009-2010

10th

Dr. Jeanne H. Neff2

May 4, 2009 – June 30, 2010

Dr. Jeanne Neff
2010-2016

11th

Dr. Richard L. MacLennan

July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2016

Dr. Richard MacLennan
2016-2017

12th

Mr. Albert A. Coviello1

July 1, 2016 – January 14, 2017

Dr. Albert Coviello
2017-current

13th

President Dr. Richard Midcap

January 15, 2017 - current

Dr. Richard Midcap

Notes

1 Acting President
2 Interim President
* On April 16, 2002, Garrett Community College changed its name to Garrett College. This was not a legal name change, but a "Doing Business As" name change.

Researched and completed by: Marcia Knepp, Executive Assistant to the President – Latest update: January 15, 2017