John Duffy discusses the recent history of Elgin Community College in Elgin, Illinois. Duffy began teaching at Larkin High School in Elgin, Illinois in 1965, teaching English and Latin for thirty-four years. In 1975 Mr. Larkin was elected to the Elgin Community College Board of Trustees. He still serves in that capacity and was elected three times as its chairman. Mr. Duffy also has served on the American Association of Community College Board, as an Association of Community College Trustee, and with the Illinois College Trustees Association.