Office of the President

Welcome to Triton!

I am honored to have this opportunity to serve as the President of Triton College. I fully embrace the important responsibility of leading the college in providing student-centered programs and services with excellence. During my decades-long career at Triton, I've had the opportunity to witness so many members of our community taking advantage of the educational programs and services we offer to help them achieve their academic, career and personal goals.

My commitment is to lead our highly qualified faculty and staff in supporting the needs of our students through the use of innovative technology and campus initiatives. As change occurs in the workplace and the world, our institution continues to move forward with a strong focus on student success. I am confident that you will find great opportunities at Triton as you endeavor to fulfill your goals and realize your dreams.

Mary-Rita Moore
President
Office: A-301
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3200
president@triton.edu


Mary-Rita Moore, Triton College President

Triton College President Mary-Rita Moore

Mary-Rita Moore was appointed president of Triton College in November of 2015.  With over 36 years of experience at Triton, President Moore has worked at the front line of the institution, supporting the enrollment process for students and serving as Academic Advisor. She assisted significantly more students in the pursuit of their dreams for an education as the associate dean of Student Services, and later, the dean of Enrollment Services. In those roles, President Moore implemented new initiatives to improve retention and completion rates at Triton and worked collaboratively with academic faculty and administrators to streamline the registration process.

In 2012, she was appointed to the position of Associate Vice President of Strategic Planning, where she was responsible for overseeing the Center for Teaching Excellence as well as the Research & Institutional Effectiveness and Technology & Innovation departments. She also led the development of Triton's seven-year strategic plan while serving a critical role in the Higher Learning Commission 2013 reaffirmation visit. 

President Moore holds strong ties to Triton's district. A native from the Village of Norridge, she graduated from Ridgewood High School, and is a graduate of Dominican University, earning her bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration.

Moore has been recognized for her campus innovations, implementing technology solutions to improve efficiency in service and improving the "front door" experience for Triton's students and families.  President Moore is honored to provide mentorship for new leaders and is most passionate about engaging the community in advancing and integrating student success initiatives on the Triton College campus. 

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President's Office Staff

Brenda Jones Watkins
Special Assistant to the President
Office: A-307A
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3291
brendawatkins@triton.edu

Susan Page
Secretary to the Board of Trustees
Office: A-301
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3201

susanpage@triton.edu


20 on 20 with the President

President Moore invites you to join her this year for a time of dialogue about matters important to you! The President will meet one-on-one during day 20* of every month for 20 minutes of conversation. If you would like to engage with the president in an upcoming "20 on 20", call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3742 to schedule your appointment.
*Dates may be other than the 20th due to weekends or special events.

"20 on 20" is an exciting opportunity for engaging with the campus community!

20 on 20

Dates

  • Thursday, November 19, 2020
  • Friday, December 18, 2020
  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021
  • Friday, February 19, 2021
  • Monday, March 22, 2021
  • Tuesday, April 20, 2021
  • Thursday, May 20, 2021
  • Monday, June 21, 2021

 

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Leadership at Triton

Leadership

Administrative Structure

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Photo Gallery

Fall Family Fun Fest Reimagined - September 26, 2020

Fall Fest Event Fall Fest Event Fall Fest Event Fall Fest Event Fall Fest Event Fall Fest Event

Backpack Giveback Event - August 8, 2020

Summer Pop-Up Picnic - July 29. 2020

Cap & Gown Curbside Pickup - July 23, 2020

HIA Donation to Local Food Pantry - May 6, 2020

Virtual Communities of Care, Pet Owners Social - April 17, 2020

Wrestling Team Send-Off to National Tournament - March 4, 2020

Pack the Place Basketball Games - February 12, 2020

Faculty Tuan Dean, ALEKS All-Star Educator Award Presentation - February 4, 2020

Transfer Center Grand Opening & Open House - February 3, 2020

Spring Adjunct Faculty Workshop - January 18, 2020

Spring Faculty Workshop - January 17, 2020

Spring 2020 Semester Selfies - January 2020

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Community Advisory Committee

The Community Advisory Committee was created in April, 2008 by the Triton College Board of Trustees and President to enhance communication throughout the community. Members bring information about the needs of the community to the college while serving as ambassadors for Triton in their communities. The CAC meets quarterly. Meetings for FY 20 are August 8, 2019, November 12, 2019, February 13, 2020 and April 15, 2020.

Statement of Purpose

The Triton College Community Advisory Committee will act as a guide to facilitating feedback and recommending initiatives which yield better learning outcomes, a strong workforce, and collaboration with communities and students served by District 504. Through its work the Community Advisory Committee will ensure Triton College remains responsive to its community and fulfills its Mission. 

       
Keith Aller
Keith Aller
River Grove Police Dept.
Triton Adjunct Faculty
Tim Berger
Tim Berger
Director of Operations
Sureway Tool
Frank Caira III
Frank Caira III
Caira Super Service
Barbara Dahly
Barbara Dahly
Retired Assist. Superintendent of Curriculum
District 89
       
Pierre-Louis Giacotto
Pierre-Louis Giacotto
General Manager
Blackstone Hotel
Paul Jensen
Paul Jensen
AVP of Academic Innovations
& Workforce Education
Triton College
Kay Langston
Kay Langston
Educational Consultant
Matthew McConahy
Matthew McConahy
Director of HR
Borg Warner
       
Paul McKenna
Paul McKenna
Owner
Starship Restaurant
Jason Mika
Jason Mika
Director of Operations
Sloan Valve
Jay Miller
Jay Miller
Consulting Engineer
Mid-America Dynamics
Mary-Rita Moore
Mary-Rita Moore
President
Triton College
       
Shawndra Morris
Shawndra Morris
HR Manager
Gottlieb Memorial Hospital
Adam Polakowski
Adam Polakowski
Broadview Plant Manager
Elkay Manufacturing
Bruce Sewick
Bruce Sewick
CEO
Leyden Family Services
& Mental Health Center
Julie Snyder
Julie Snyder
Director of HR & Safety
Principal Manufacturing
       
Cindy Vitek
Cindy Vitek
Literacy Coach
District 89
     
 

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Communications

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