Kennedy named President of Niagara College

CKTB NEWS | Sean Kennedy, Niagara College President

Sean Kennedy has been selected as Niagara College’s sixth President

In a release the College says, Kennedy is an experienced postsecondary leader with 20 years of experience leading teams in several areas of higher education.

He's currently Niagara College’s Senior Vice President International and has been a part of the College’s senior leadership team since 2006.

Kennedy succeeds Dan Patterson, who announced in spring, 2019 that he would conclude his 25-year tenure as president. 

The Niagara College Board of Governors began its process to select a new president in July. 

Kennedy has also been a member of boards and agencies at the national, provincial and community levels.

Prior to joining Niagara College, Kennedy held leadership positions in student services, academic and International education at the University of Alberta and Red Deer College.

Kennedy and his wife, Kerry, live in Fonthill and are the proud parents of two sons, Aidan and Neil.