Ann L. Pipinski, Ed.D., joined Johnson College in 1989 as Vice President of Continuing Education; her dedication to the school led to her appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer in February 2003.
Dr. Pipinski actively participates in professional organizations. In the past, she served as Commissioner and Officer for the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Dr. Pipinski is a member of, and served as a co-chairperson, of the Northeast Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities (NEPACU). She is also a member of, and served as past Chair to, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Technology Institute (NPTI) and is an Evaluator for the Division of Academic Approval, the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Community organizations also benefit from Dr. Pipinski’s leadership. She serves as a member of the Board of Directors and as a vice president on the Executive Board for the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. In 2011, she was appointed to the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance Blue Ribbon Task Force. She is also a member of the following boards: Lackawanna County Workforce Investment Board (WIB); United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties board member and member of the Campaign Cabinet: Lackawanna Industrial Fund Enterprises (LIFE) and the Child Advocacy Center. Dr. Pipinski served on the board for over 15 years for the Women’s Resource Center and was past Chair.
In 2012, Dr. Pipinski received the Woman of Excellence award from the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. She attended the Harvard Seminar for Experienced Presidents in 2012. Dr. Pipinski was the first recipient of a scholarship for a nonprofit CEO for membership in Vistage, the world’s largest CEO membership organization. In 2007, she was selected as one of Seven Women at the Pinnacle of their Careers by the Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal.
Dr. Pipinski received her doctoral degree from Temple University, her master’s degree from New York University, and her bachelor’s degree from Marywood University. She is a resident of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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