Cheryl Welsch


I have been the Chief Information Officer at EICC since March 2022. Previously, I served EICC in academic roles, culminating with four years as the Dean of Curriculum and Accreditation. My earlier career includes hands-on technology employment in both administrative and instructional roles at SUNY Sullivan.

I am a proud community college graduate and lifelong learner with associate degrees from Sullivan County Community College, a bachelor’s from SUNY Cobleskill, an MBA in IT Management from Western Governors University, and a graduate certificate in Higher Ed Leadership from Franklin University. I am also an ISACA Certified Information Security Manager.

I am passionate about helping people. That has led me to streamline processes, seek simple solutions, and help hundreds – sometimes with snacks – in both group and one-on-one training sessions. In my free time, I work with groups that empower women, oversee technology for the Mutual Fund Observer, a nationally recognized, non-profit investor education website I co-founded, complete 1,000 piece jigsaw puzzles at the rate of about one each week, garden, cook, read…