Dr. Joan Lucas

Dr. Joan Lucas
PCC 1995-1998

Joan and Dean LucasDr. Joan Lucas became the second Academic Dean in PCCs history in 1995. She came to this institution from Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake, WA. As the Academic Dean, she was the overseer of the colleges academic programs, instruction, and classroom facilities. Dr. Lucas coordinated the development of a two-year schedule of classes to allow students to plan their semester courses wisely and timely. Her leadership style and commitment to education supported academic growth and additional institutional partnerships. After three years, Dr. Lucas had an opportunity to transfer to the newly-created Kentucky Community and Technical College Systems central office in Versailles, KY. In her role as the System Director of Accreditation and Policies, she maintains contact with many of her former PCC colleagues.

Dr. Lucas and her husband, Dean, who is now retired, live in Lexington, KY as does their one daughter, Andrea. Andrea is a partner in 17 veterinary clinics in PetSmart stores in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. Their one son, Jamie, married and the father of twins, is a mail carrier in southern West Virginia.

If you would like to contact Dr. Lucas, her email address isjoan.lucas@kctcs.edu.