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Edward J. Yaw, Ed.D.

Edward J. Yaw has been with County College of Morris (CCM) since 1980, and became President in 1986. County College of Morris is a publicly supported community college dedicated to meeting the needs of area residents and employers for educational advancement and career training. He has served as Chair of the New Jersey Presidents' Council and was a member of the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education. Dr. Yaw has also led accreditation evaluation teams on behalf of the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association.

Dr. Yaw earned his Ed.D. from Columbia University, his M.S. from Southern Illinois University, and his B.A. from Harpur College, SUNY Binghamton. Prior to his appointment as CCM’s President, Dr. Yaw held the position of Dean of Academic Affairs. He previously served as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for Adelphi University, NY.

Among his board and committee memberships, past and present, are:

Education: Assumption College for Sisters, College of Saint Elizabeth, Morris County Business and Education Foundation

Health: Morristown Memorial Hospital, Dover General Hospital, and Medical Center

Community: Morris County Chamber of Commerce, the Boys Scouts of America, the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Morris &: Sussex Counties, Inc., Morristown Neighborhood House, Morris Tomorrow; The Urban League of Morris County; the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey; and the Rose House Board of Trustees. Ed was elected to Berkeley College’s Board of Trustees in 2016. 

Government: Governors Commission to Support and Enhance New Jersey's Military and Coast Guard Installations, Governor's Special Task Force on Campus Violence.

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