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Henderson Community College

Mission Statement/Status of Accreditation

The Mission of Henderson Community College is: To enhance the quality of life and employability of our community by serving as the leading provider of

  • College and Workplace Readiness
  • Transfer Education
  • Technical Education and Workforce Training
  • Lifelong Learning and Cultural Enrichment

Henderson Community College, a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, is a public, associate degree-granting institution serving Northwest Kentucky.

Henderson Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree. Questions about the accreditation of Henderson Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (

Academic Programs

Transfer Curricula

  • Associate in Arts
  • Associate in Science

Occupational/Technical Curricula

Occupational/Technical Curricula: The program listing represents broad groups of instructional programs offered by the college. Individual certificate (C), diploma (D), and Associate in Applied Science (A) degree curricula in each group are noted by C, D, and A in parenthesis.

  • Agriculture (C, D, A)
  • Business Studies:
    • Business Administration (C, A)
  • Business Management and Marketing (C)
  • Computer and Information Technologies (C, A)
  • Computerized Manufacturing and Machining (C)
  • Engineering and Electronics Technology (C)
  • Health Science Technology (A)
  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (C, D, A)
  • Manufacturing Industrial Technology:
    • Electrical Technology (C)
    • Industrial Maintenance Technology (C, A)
  • Medical Assisting (C, D, A)
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (C, A)
  • Nursing (A)
  • Pharmacy Technology (C)
  • Truck Driver Training (C)
  • Welding Technology (C)

Contact Information

Henderson Community College
2660 South Green Street
Henderson KY 42420
(270) 827-1867
Toll free: 800-696-9958

General Information

Office Phone number
Welcome Center (270) 827-1867 or (800) 696-9958
Admissions 1-855-GO-HCC44 (855-464-2244)
Advancement (270) 831-9626
Advising (270) 831-9610
Assessment Center (270) 831-9783
Business Office 1-855-GO-HCC44 (855-464-2244)
Continuing Education (270) 831-9847
Disability Services (270) 831-9783
Financial Aid 1-855-GO-HCC44 (855-464-2244)
Human Resources (270) 831-9617
Library (270) 831-9760
Orientation (270) 831-9607
Public Relations (270) 831-9805
Records 1-855-GO-HCC44 (855-464-2244)
Technology Solutions Help Desk (270) 831-9616
Transfer Information (270) 831-9828
Veterans Affairs (270) 831-9627
Workforce Solutions (270) 831-9847


Position Name
President and CEO Dr. Jason Warren
Provost Dr. Reneau Waggoner
Chief Business Officer Vacant
Chief Advancement Officer Ms. Jennifer Preston
Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Dr. Michelle Chappell
Director of Human Resources Ms. Kim Jones
Director of Knowledge Management Mr. Brian McMurtry
Chair, Allied Health Division Dr. Carole Mattingly
Chair, STEM Division Mr. Barry Phelps
Dean of Enrollment Management Dr. Chad Phillips
Director of Nursing Ms. Chardee Kelly
Director of Library and Tutor Services Mr. Mike Knecht


This page reflects faculty names and their degree/credential as of July 1, 2021.  This information is updated annually.

Becker, Kara, Associate Professor, ME, Western Kentucky University, 2003
Blair, Adam, Assistant Professor, MA, Oakland City University, 2011
Bolser, Elaina, Assistant Professor, MSN, Grand Canyon University, 2020
Burris, Laura, Instructor, BSN, University of Southern Indiana, 2019
Burton, Sharon, Professor, MA, Ohio University, 1983
Butler, Susan, Instructor, MSN, Western Governors University, 2020
Chandler, Mark, Instructor, AAS, Henderson Community College, 2011
Chappell, Michelle, Associate Professor, EdD, Morehead State University, 2020
Christen, Kathy, Assistant Professor, MSN, University of Southern Indiana, 2017
Crick, Sarah, Associate Professor, MNE, University of Southern Indiana, 2015
Farber III, Fred, Assistant Professor, AAS, Henderson Community College, 2017
Furbush, Frank, Associate Professor, MS, Southern Connecticut College, 1982
Gary, William, Professor, MA, Florida State University, 1991
Griffis, Katie, Professor, MA, Eastern Illinois University, 2007
Hunt, Cathy, Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1980
Jones, Mei, Associate Professor, MS, University of Southern Indiana, 2006
Joy, Brian, Professor, MBA, National University, 2000
Joy, Lilia, Professor, MA, Murray State University, 2003, MFA, Murray State University, 2015
Kelly, Chardae, Assistant Professor, MSN, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2018
Knecht, Michael, Professor, MBA, Western Kentucky University, 1999
Maltby, Lorie, Professor, MA, Ohio University, 1983
Mattingly, Carole, Associate Professor, DNP, Western Kentucky University, 2015
McCarty, Steven, Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 1991
McGovern, Kimberly, Instructor, MSN, Western Kentucky University, 2019
Murray, Bridget, Professor, MEd, Indiana State University, 1998, EdD, Oakland City University, 2017
Patsalides, Eugenios, Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 1997
Phelps, Barry, Associate Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 2015, MIS, Morehead State University, 2016
Seaton, Amanda, Instructor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 2019
Smith, Mark, Assistant Professor, MBA, University of Southern Indiana, 1999
Strawn, Anthony, Professor, EdD, Murray State University, 2019
Taylor, Scott, Associate Professor, EdD, Western Kentucky University, 2017, MA, Morehead State University, 2020
Wells, Rebecca, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1985
Winstead, Laura, Professor, EdD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2020