Dr. Anne Howsare Boyens Named as Next IVCCD President
The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors named Dr. Anne Howsare Boyens as the next president during a special board meeting Wednesday in Marshalltown. She becomes the eighth president of the district.
Howsare Boyens currently serves as Provost at Des Moines Area Community College, Urban Campus. Urban Campus serves over 4,200 students in credit classes, workforce training, adult education and literacy.
She earned a PhD in Higher Education Leadership from Iowa State University, a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Iowa.
The IVCCD Board of Directors named Howsare Boyens as the next president following an extensive nationwide search that began in late May. She replaces outgoing president, Dr. Kristie Fisher, who was named president of Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids.
The Iowa Valley Community College District includes Marshalltown Community College and Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls.