Dr. Jill Landesberg-Boyle
was named President of Florida Key Community College in August of 2007. She was the College’s fourth president, and its first female president since the college was founded in 1965.
As President, Landesberg-Boyle
increased enrollment 20% after a 10 year decline, increased faculty salaries during an economic decline, brought in private gifts of almost $2 million in two years, including the largest gift to date to FKCC. Enrollment increased were the result of an overhauled course schedule, updated branding including a new website, and building FKCC's reputation in Marine Sciences.
Dr. Jill Landesberg-Boyle
worked successfully with Director of the John E. Lockwood, Jr. School of Diving and Underwater Technology Bill Chalfant, Dr. Patrick Rice and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on the approval for FKCC to share in $2,240,000 of a Defense Appropriations Bill, for Instrumented Underwater Training Systems (IUTS).
Dr. Jill Landesberg-Boyle understands the power of technology. She quickly moved to make the campus wireless, increase on-line classes by 65%, put multi-media equipment into all classrooms. She implemented Sungard/Banner Enrollment Management System getting it into place 2 months ahead of schedule and becoming a mentor for other organizations. Worked with Third Wave
to completely overall the website taking from outdated to an award winning leading edge interactive website. She currently has her own website, blog, and micro-blog (twitter).
Previously, she was the Vice President of Student Affairs at Pennsylvania College of Technology where she created myriad new services for students, enhanced student scholarship funds and greatly increased auxiliary revenue. Dr. Landesberg-Boyle’s
team developed a student retention program that was featured in National On-Campus Report. She has also served in student affairs for Southeastern Louisiana University, the University of Judaism, and the University of Massachusetts.
She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology, her Masters of Education and her Doctorate of Education in Organizational Development from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
has written articles on regulatory oversight, student suicide and student retention for a variety of student affairs publications and has been a featured speaker at national and regional conferences. She has held leadership roles on the Regional Advisory Board of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), and served twice as the State Director for Louisiana. She has repeatedly been chosen as a peer reviewer for the association’s national conference.