Office of the President

Betty A. McCrohan has been president of Wharton County Junior College since June 2001. Prior to becoming President, she held the title of Executive Vice President of Administrative Services.

As President of Wharton County Junior College, she has overseen the openings of three new campuses, one in Matagorda County and two in Fort Bend County.

President McCrohan has worked in higher education for more than 40 years. Prior to joining Wharton County Junior College in 1989, the President held several positions at Houston Community College. 

President McCrohan holds a Masters of Education degree with a major in Higher Education Administration from the University of Houston in Houston, Texas and a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Education from Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas.

Read her message and hear more about her work through the President’s Report to the Community.

Message from the President


WCJC is a multi-campus, comprehensive community college created in 1946 to serve the educational needs of Wharton County and adjacent counties in the Gulf Coast Region of Texas.

Whether your goal is to transfer to a university and pursue a bachelor's degree or to secure employment immediately upon completion of your studies at WCJC, we're here to help you achieve that goal.

In addition, the college offers a wide range of customized training for business and industry, from entry-level job training to advanced programs for career enhancement. These programs are offered at our campuses, at one of several off-campus locations, or on-site at the client's place of business.

A wide variety of personal enrichment courses is also available, from aerobics to tax preparation, computer literacy to foreign languages, personal financial planning to marketing for small businesses.

WCJC also serves as a cultural center for the region, offering jazz, choir, and band concerts, three or four plays a year, art exhibits, and guest lectures that are open to the community.

Browse this website. See how we look to you. Remember our objective is to provide the best possible education and related services. If you have any questions or comments, give us a call at one of the numbers on this website.

I hope to see you on campus!


Betty A. McCrohan

President's Report to the Community

The President’s Report to the Community provides updates on the state of the college and our accomplishments. Our Office of Marketing, Communications, and Advancement develops concepts, writes and designs this report, and we distribute the printed form to major contributors to the college, foundations, community leaders and organizations, and elected officials.