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Christine J. Sobek, Ed.D.

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Portrait of President Dr. Christine Sobek

About Dr. Sobek

As president of Waubonsee Community College, Dr. Sobek is responsible for the overall leadership of the college—which serves nearly 28,000 credit and non-credit students each year, employs approximately 1,400 faculty and staff, and offers educational programs and services at a network of four permanent campuses located across the 624-square-mile college district and through extensive online offerings.

Read Dr. Sobek's biography.

Contact Amanda Geist to request Dr. Sobek's photo. 

Photo of Dr. Sobek in the community

Community and Professional Engagement

Dr. Sobek believes in enthusiastically giving back to the community and is active within the Waubonsee community. In addition, she is a respected industry professional. Dr. Sobek serves on many local, state, regional and national boards, committees and commissions. 

Read more about her community involvement and engagement.

Dr. Sobek with student

President's Perspective

Dr. Sobek regularly shares thoughts and perspectives on news and trends affecting higher education, students and their families through social media, print and on the Waubonsee website.

Read Dr. Sobek's latest writing, and review the archive of her writings, here.

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Past Presidents

Waubonsee has a history of strong presidential leadership. These individuals shaped the college from its beginning and led the transformation to its current status as a leader in higher education in the 21st century.

Learn more about our former presidents.

 

 

Executive Leadership

  • David Quillen, Executive Vice President of Finance and Operations
  • Dr. Diane Nyhammer, Vice President of Educational Affairs
  • Dr. Jamal Scott, Vice President of Strategic Development
  • Dr. Melinda Tejada, Vice President of Student Development

Office of the President Staff

  • Kim Caponi, Director of Presidential Communications and Operations
  • Mary Baccheschi, Executive Administrative Coordinator to the President/Clerk of the Board
  • Ronna Jones, Administrative Specialist, Office of the President
  • Kevin Farmer, Administrative Specialist, Office of the President

Contact Information

Contact Information

Christine J. Sobek, Ed.D.
President
Phone: (630) 466-2300
Fax: (630) 466-7550
csobek@waubonsee.edu

Media Inquiries

Amanda Geist
Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
Phone: (630) 466-2907
Fax: (630) 466-4942
ageist@waubonsee.edu

Elected Officials Inquiries

Dr. Lulu Blacksmith
Dean for Student and Community Engagement
Phone: (630) 466-5748
Fax: (630) 466-2427
lblacksmith@waubonsee.edu

Other Inquiries

Kim Caponi
Director of Presidential Communications and Operations
Phone: (630) 466-5703
Fax: (630) 466-7550
kcaponi@waubonsee.edu