Dr. and Mrs. Ned J. Sifferlen
Dr. Ned J. Sifferlen served Sinclair Community College with distinction for 37 years including being President of the college from 1997 to 2003. During Dr. Sifferlen’s six-year tenure as president, Sinclair secured accreditation through the North Central Association Accreditation, passed a 10-year levy, developed and built a Center for Interactive Learning, created and built the Advanced Integrated Manufacturing (AIM) Center.
Dr. Sifferlen’s strong spirit of community is reflected in the recognition by Project READ, by Prevent Blindness Ohio, by United Way, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, the Humanitarian award from the National conference for Community and Justice, was recognized with the 2006 Citizen Legion of Honor award, in his ground level, driving force work with the award-winning Out of School youth initiative in Montgomery County.
The Sinclair Foundation’s Changing Lives campaign was a great success largely due to Dr. Sifferlen’s dedication and leadership, having raised over $13 million.