Dr. Mary E. Rittling was appointed as the third president of Davidson County Community College in Lexington, NC, in August 2003. Over 15,000 students enroll each year, with over 5,500 pursuing one of over 50 curriculum programs. Prior to her DCCC presidency, Rittling served four years as Regional Vice President of West Virginia University where she also was President of Potomac State College of West Virginia University. Rittling spent seven years as a senior administrator at the State University of New York at Delhi. Rittling completed the Harvard University Institute for New Presidents, earned a Doctor of Education degree in Higher and Adult Education from Columbia University in New York City.