Dr. Joseph Daisy
Chancellor, Kaua'i Community College
February 3, 2020
Joseph Daisy became chancellor at Kauaʻi Community College on February 3, 2020. He has more than 42 years of experience in secondary education as a teacher, vice principal and principal, and in higher education.
Prior to his appointment at Kauaʻi CC, Daisy was president and CEO of the College of Micronesia-Federated States of Micronesia, a role in which he served from 2012. Before that, at Cambridge College in Massachusetts, he was executive vice president; vice president for college affairs and enrollment management; assistant vice president for policy, research and communications; and director of research and evaluation. Also at Cambridge College, Daisy was a senior faculty member in the School of Education’s graduate programs in education, leadership and research; and founding director of the doctor of education degree program.
Daisy has successfully addressed accreditation issues, facilitated the establishment of a 501c3 foundation, and worked collaboratively to achieve student-centered learning. His professional and personal journey has led him to public, private and nonprofit organizations, domestically and internationally.
He holds a doctorate in education in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University, and a master of education in educational administration and a bachelor of arts in history from Suffolk University.