Carol Cowan photo Carole Cowan is the President of Middlesex Community College, the largest and most comprehensive community college in the Commonwealth.  Dr. Cowan joined the college in 1976 as a faculty member in the Business Division.  She has served as Dean of Business, Dean of Administration and Finance, and in September of 1990 was named President of the college. Dr. Cowan received a bachelor's and master's degree from Salem State College, a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study from Boston State College, and a doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  She also received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the Suffolk University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and School of Management, in recognition of her distinguished career in public higher education and most recently received another honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Salem State College.