Dr. Kris Williams

Dr. Kris Williams serves as Chancellor of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). The Chancellor is the chief academic officer for the system, providing leadership, service and support for academic affairs, economic/workforce development, institutional research and effectiveness, distance learning initiatives and external collaborative relationships. Previously, Dr. Williams served as the President of Henderson Community College from 2011-2018 and as the Interim President at Hazard Community and Technical College. She also served as the Chief Academic Officer at Hopkinsville Community College from 2007-2010. Dr. Williams joined KCTCS in July 2007 after several years at Santa Fe College in Gainesville, FL.

Dr. Williams holds three degrees from the University of Florida—a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration and a Doctor of Philosophy degree. In 2012, she was awarded the University of Florida Institute of Higher Education Outstanding Graduate Award