President Joyce Ester

Joyce Ester

Normandale Community College
9700 France Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55431

Phone: (952) 487-8149
Fax: (952) 487-8140

Appointed: August 2, 2014

Previous Positions:

  • President, City Colleges of Chicago: Kennedy-King College
  • Associate Vice President for Student Services, Bakersfield College
  • Assistant Vice President for Judicial Affairs and Division Planning, California State University, Fresno
  • Assistant Dean of Students/Judicial Affairs, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • American Sign Language Adjunct Professor, Santa Barbara City College


  • Ph.D. Education, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.A. Education, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • B.A. Sociology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb

Professional Organizations:

  • American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
  • American Council on Education
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association for Student Conduct Administration (Formerly ASJA)
  • Commission XV: Campus Judicial Affairs and Legal Issues
  • Joint Task Force: Future of Student Affairs
  • Member of Commission for Inclusion
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
  • Xi Kappa Omega Chapter President

Other Organizations:

  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Volunteer Fundraiser
  • Salvation Army: Englewood Corps & Red Shield Advisory Council
  • United Way of Kern County – Program Reviewer