Donna L. Imhoff, PhD joined CCAC in 1985, first serving as a coordinator/instructor at the CCAC–North Campus. She later served in a variety of roles, working as the acting assistant director of social service career programs at CCAC–North Campus and a career counselor and professor at CCAC–South Campus and the CCAC–Downtown Center. Her CCAC experience encompasses work as an academic advisor for more than seven years and an American Federation of Teachers (AFT) union vice president for a total of eight years. She was named an associate professor of psychology at CCAC–South Campus in 2001 and a professor in 2003, where her work included teaching courses such as Introduction to Psychology, Human Growth and Development and Social Psychology. She was also named department chair of social and behavioral sciences and education at CCAC–South Campus in 2005. In July 2008, she was named campus president of CCAC–North Campus and the CCAC–West Hills Center. In addition, she has served as interim campus president of CCAC–Allegheny Campus and CCAC–Homewood-Brushton Center since July 2011.
Imhoff received the Pittsburgh YWCA 2012 Tribute to Women Leadership Award in Education and the NISODExcellence in Teaching Award at the International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence in 2003. Her presentations have included efforts within CCAC and at national conferences on a variety of topics including services to students with disabilities, classroom learning versus workplace expectations, assessment of student learning and sexual identity development. Imhoff currently serves as president, board of directors of Crisis Center North and as a member of the Commission on Economic and Workforce Development of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and Holy Family Institute Community Services Board.
Imhoff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in rehabilitation education from the Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Science in education in school psychology from Duquesne University, a master’s certificate in women’s studies from the University of Pittsburgh and a doctorate in social and comparative analysis in education from the University of Pittsburgh.