CEO Dr. G. Duncan Harris


Dr. G. Duncan Harris serves as the chief executive officer of Capital Community College in Hartford, CT responsible for strategic direction and daily operations of the college. Previously, he served as the dean of student affairs at Manchester Community College. While at the MCC, he also served as acting dean of academic affairs, associate dean of academic affairs, counselor/coordinator of academic advising, and interim Director of the Center for Student Development. He is recognized as an expert in student affairs, has served as a NECHE evaluator, is invited to lecture on the field to graduate students, and serves as coach to many student affairs professionals. In 2014, he launched the CSCU Student Success Center as the founding executive director.

He is affiliated with several state and national organizations and serves on the board of the National Council on Black American Affairs (NCBAA), FoodShare, Windsor Federal Savings Bank, Community Health Resources, and the BSL Education Foundation.

Dr. Harris has received a number of awards for his leadership and contributions to the community including the CCSU Distinguished Alumni Counseling Professional Award, NASPA Region I Community College Professional Award, and the CT African American Affairs Man of the Year Award. Dr. Harris holds a doctorate of education from Nova Southeastern University, a master of science degree in counseling from CCSU, a bachelor of science degree in economics from UConn, and certificate in Management and Leadership from Harvard University.