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LCC Appoints Donald Wilske as Chief Financial Officer

August 18, 2014

Lansing, MICH – Lansing Community College (LCC) recently announced that Donald L. Wilske will join the College's Executive Leadership Team as Chief Financial Officer.

Wilske has served as LCC's interim CFO since June 2013 and joined LCC as the College's budget director in January 2012. In those roles, Wilske reorganized LCC's student finance department to improve customer service, and participated in search committees for LCC's provost, director of purchasing, and executive director for data science.

"We are pleased to welcome Mr. Wilske to our leadership team," said LCC President Brent Knight. "His expertise in finance and regard for customer service make him a valued team member as we continue to strengthen our position as a national leader in community college education."

Wilske brings a wealth of finance, community college and higher education experience to his post. He has served as CFO and treasurer of Black Hawk College in Moline, Illinois; CFO of the Illinois Community College Board; director of finance for Kaplan University in Davenport, Iowa; and interim CFO and treasurer for McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, Illinois. His private sector experience includes accounting at Volkswagen of America and supervising senior auditor at Peat, Marwick Main & Co. in Chicago.

Wilske holds a bachelor of arts in accounting and a master’s in business administration from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. He has served on the President’s Council for Two-Year Colleges, is part of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO); and is a graduate of the NACUBO Executive Leadership Institute.

About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College is Michigan's third largest community college with approximately 20,000 students attending each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The University Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from six partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit

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