Career Updates

Anthony Clarke selected to lead Guilford Technical Community College
Anthony Clarke, Ph.D. will be the next president of Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC), pending final approval by the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges. The GTCC Board of Trustees unanimously approved his selection today. Dr. Clarke has nearly 15 years of experience in community colleges and has held faculty, administrative, and senior...Read More >>

Steven Jones named Administrative Affairs Vice President at Mississippi Delta CC
Steven Jones, a graduate student in The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) School of Education, was recently named Vice President for Administrative Affairs at Mississippi Delta Community College (MDCC) in Moorhead. In his new role at MDCC, Jones will oversee Facilities Management, Government Relations, Human Resources, Information Technology, Special Projects,...Read More >>

Lori Berquam named Executive Vice President at Mesa Community College
Mesa Community College is pleased to announce Dr. Lori Berquam as its Executive Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs. She assumed her new duties on July 29, 2019. In the newly created role, Berquam will work collaboratively with faculty and staff in strengthening a culture committed to the success of all students. As an integral and actively engaged...Read More >>

Alisia Kirkwood named dean of student affairs at Long Beach Community College
The Long Beach Community College District (LBCC) announced Cerritos resident Dr. Alisia Kirkwood as the new dean of student affairs on July 8. Kirkwood will be responsible for providing leadership for student government, student life, student-health services, international students, student discipline, service learning, Title IX student sexual harassment and...Read More >>

Galen DeHay named president of Tri-County Technical College
Galen DeHay, the senior vice president on Tri-County Technical College’s executive leadership team, was named the College’s next president by the Commission following a special called meeting Thursday, April 11. DeHay, the College’s former science department head who has served as senior vice president for the past four years, will succeed Dr. Ronnie L....Read More >>

William Mullaney named president of Corning Community Collge
The Regional Board of Trustees at SUNY Corning Community College is pleased to welcome Dr. William Mullaney as the next president of the College. Mullaney has more than 20 years of experience serving in leadership capacities in academia. Mullaney will begin work as the College’s 7th president on July 1, 2019, succeeding Dr. Katherine P. Douglas, who will retire...Read More >>

Jermaine Williams named president of Nassau Community College
Nassau Community College (NCC) is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2019, Dr. Jermaine Williams will assume the position of President of the College. Upon the recommendation of the NCC Board of Trustees, Dr. Williams’ appointment as the 7th President of the College was today recommended by State University of New York Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson and...Read More >>

Kimberlee Messina to lead Community Colleges of Spokane
Community Colleges of Spokane, the governing district in charge of SFCC and Spokane Community College, has selected Kimberlee Messina to be the next president. Messina is coming from California, where she was interim vice president of instruction at Clovis Community College. "She was our top choice," says Christine Johnson, chancellor for Community Colleges of...Read More >>

Avis Proctor named president of Harper College
The Harper College Board of Trustees approved the selection of Dr. Avis Proctor as its next College President by unanimous vote on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Committee of the Whole meeting. Dr. Proctor will become the sixth President of Harper College on July 1, 2019, succeeding Dr. Ken Ender, who is ending his 10-year tenure at the institution on June 30. The...Read More >>

Jessica Howard to lead Chemeketa Community College
Chemeketa Board of Education announced Monday they have selected Jessica Howard to be the next President and CEO of Chemeketa Community College, beginning July 8. Howard will be the 11th president of Chemeketa, following the upcoming retirement of Julie Huckestein. Chemeketa has campuses in Salem, McMinnville, Brooks, Woodburn and Dallas, with 11,285 students...Read More >>

Christina Ponce named president of Temple College
The Temple College Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Christina Ponce to be the college’s 11th president. She will assume the position in early 2019. Ponce was selected Oct. 29 following a national search that drew more than 70 applicants. She was one of three candidates who were named finalists for the position Oct. 2. Ponce will replace Dr. Glenda O....Read More >>

Bonny Copenhaver named president of New River Community and Technical College
Dr. Bonny Copenhaver from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in Superior, Wisconsin, has been selected to serve as the fourth president of New River Community and Technical College. She is the college’s first female president. Copenhaver‘s appointment was announced following approval by the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College...Read More >>

Janet Spriggs named president of Forsyth Technical Community College
On October 19, 2018, the Forsyth Technical Community College Board of Trustees named Janet N. Spriggs, Ed.D the seventh president of the college, succeeding Gary Green, Ed.D who announced he would retire in February, following a 17 year career with the college. Spriggs brings 22 years of service in the North Carolina Community College System, most recently serving...Read More >>

Debra McCurdy named president of Baltimore City Community College
A new president has been named at Baltimore City Community College, a school working to restore its reputation and boost enrollment. Debra L.McCurdy will assume the role during the spring 2019 semester. She is currently the president at Rhodes State College, a role she has been in at the Lima, Ohio, community college since 2006. At BCCC, McGurdy will replace...Read More >>

College of DuPage president Ann Rondeau leaving for new job in California
The retired Navy vice admiral who presided over a turnaround at the College of DuPage during the most tumultuous time in the school's history will leave at the end of December to become president of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Ann Rondeau, 67, accepted the official request from the Secretary of the Navy to serve effective January...Read More >>

Drake State Technical College President Patricia Sims
Huntsville’s Drake State Technical College is under new leadership. Dr. Patricia Sims was announced as the new president of the two-year college. The announcement was made Wednesday during an Alabama Community College System board of trustees meeting. Sims has 25 years of experience in both K-12 and higher education. Most recently, she served as Dean of the...Read More >>

Jane Hulon named president of Copiah-Lincoln Community College
A southwest Mississippi community college has chosen an insider as its new president. Trustees Thursday voted unanimously to name Jane Hulon as the eighth president of Copiah-Lincoln Community College. She'll become the first woman to lead the college, taking over July 1 from Ronnie Nettles, who is retiring. Hulon has worked at the 3,100-student college for...Read More >>

Rebekah Woods named president of Columbia Basin College
A 20-year college administrator was chosen Monday morning to head Columbia Basin College in the Tri-Cities. The board of trustees picked Rebekah Woods as the sixth president of the college, and the first woman to assume the role in its 62-year history. She will take over for interim President Lee Thornton in November. Her annual salary will be $220,000....Read More >>

Kimberly Beatty to lead Metropolitan Community College in Missouri
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dr. Kimberly Beatty is Metropolitan Community College’s eighth chancellor. “I think I'm still pinching myself,” Beatty said. “A couple of people had said Madam Chancellor and I'm not responding because I'm not quite used to it.” She is the first person of color in this position at MCC. "It gives me a sense of pride and honor on...Read More >>

John Leal to lead Trustees at State Center Community College District
John Leal was recently elected State Center Community College District board president at a meeting in Dec. Leal, a retired educator, was elected to the board in Nov. 2012 and re-elected this Nov. President Leal is a graduate of Roosevelt High School and attended Fresno City College. “I look forward to working with our dedicated faculty, staff,...Read More >>

New Mount Wachusett CC president James Vander Hooven
The Mount Wachusett Community College Board of Trustees voted tonight to recommend that the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education (BHE) approve Dr. James Vander Hooven as the next president of the college. The BHE is expected to take up the matter at their January 17th meeting. Today’s vote follows a nationwide search for the next leader of the college following...Read More >>

Laura Douglas named president of Bristol Community College
The Bristol Community College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce its recommendation to the Board of Higher Education that Laura L. Douglas be appointed Bristol Community College’s next president. The recommendation must be approved by the Board of Higher Education and is subject to a contract agreement. Laura Douglas, currently the Provost at Des Moines...Read More >>

Kandi Deitemeyer selected to lead Central Piedmont Community College
Central Piedmont Community College’s (CPCC) Board of Trustees has chosen Dr. Kandi Deitemeyer to be the college’s fourth president. She will succeed Dr. Tony Zeiss, who has been the CPCC president for 24 years. Deitemeyer will begin her tenure at CPCC in early January 2017. Deitemeyer is the current president of College of The Albemarle based in Elizabeth...Read More >>

Barbara Kavalier named president of St. Charles Community College
The St. Charles Community College Board of Trustees has named Barbara R. Kavalier, Ph.D., district president of Narvarro College in Corsicana, Tex., as the next president of St. Charles Community College. She will take the helm of Missouri’s fourth largest community college district Aug. 10, following the service of Ron Chesbrough, Ph.D., who accepted the...Read More >>

Karin Hilgersom named president of Truckee Meadows Community College
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents voted on Monday, May 2 to select Karin Hilgersom, Ph.D. as the next president of Truckee Meadows Community College. She will begin her tenure leading the College on Wednesday, June 15. Hilgersom most recently served as the president of Sullivan County Community College, SUNY Sullivan, in Loch Sheldrake, New...Read More >>

Debra Thatcher selected to lead Umpqua Community College
The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees has named Dr. Debra Thatcher as the next president of the College. She succeeds Dr. Joseph Olson, who retired in June, along with Dr. Rita Cavin and Dr. Walter Nolte, who served as interim presidents after Dr. Olson’s retirement. Dr Debra ThatcherFollowing three days of interviews split between the finalists, the...Read More >>

Central Piedmont Community College president Tony Zeiss to retire in July
Tony Zeiss, who transformed the face and expanded the mission of Central Piedmont Community College, announced Thursday that he’ll retire in July after nearly a quarter-century as its president. Since taking over in 1992, the Indiana native led the college through a period of unprecedented growth. To keep step with an expanding economy, it grew from one...Read More >>

New Sheridan College student affairs vice president Leah Barrett
Sheridan College announced today the hiring of Dr. Leah Barrett as the new Vice President for Student Affairs. Barrett joins the Northern Wyoming Community College District from the State University of New York, College at Brockport in Brockport, New York, where she served as the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, a position...Read More >>

Dena Maloney selected to lead El Camino Community College District
The El Camino Community College District (ECCCD) Board of Trustees announces the selection of Dr. Dena Maloney as Superintendent/President. Dr. Maloney currently serves as Superintendent/President of the West Kern Community College District/Taft College. She will become the sixth Superintendent/President in the El Camino Community College District’s 68-year...Read More >>

Tonya Nelson named executive dean at Southwest Colorado CC
The new executive dean of Southwest Colorado Community College hopes to expand the school’s culinary arts program and fire academy. Tonya Nelson, a native of the Four Corners, started as the head of SCCC Monday after leaving her position as the director of quality improvement and the career center at San Juan Community College in Farmington. She is...Read More >>

Jon Connolly named president of Sussex County Community College
Sussex County Community College’s (SCCC) Board of Trustees has announced that Dr. Jon Connolly will be appointed as the sixth president of the College. The College search committee reviewed 46 applications for the presidential position over the past several months. The search began when Dr. Paul Mazur, fifth president of SCCC, announced his retirement. Dr. Mazur...Read More >>

Andrea Wade, new president of Monroe Community College
Andrea C. Wade, an award-winning professor and academic administrator, has been appointed provost and vice president for academic services at Monroe Community College. Wade comes to MCC with an extensive background in teaching and academic leadership, including 18 years of increasingly responsible roles at SUNY Broome Community College, culminating in her position...Read More >>

Judy Miner named chancellor of Foothill-De Anza Community College District
The Board of Trustees has announced the selection of Dr. Judy C. Miner as Foothill-De Anza Community College District’s seventh permanent chancellor. She succeeds Dr. Linda M. Thor, who retires June 30 as the district’s top executive. President of Foothill College for the past eight years, Miner brings a deep understanding and love of the district to the...Read More >>

Valentina Purtell, interim provost at NOCCD's school of continuing education
The North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD) Board of Trustees unanimously voted Tuesday, June 9, 2015 to appoint Valentina Purtell as interim provost of the School of Continuing Education (SCE). Purtell begins her new position on July 1, 2015. Valentina will step in to fill a vacancy left by Dr. Greg Schulz who served as SCE’s Provost for three...Read More >>

Jowel Laguerre named chancellor of northern Alameda County college district
At its final meeting of the fiscal year, Tuesday, June 23, 2015, the Board of Trustees of the Peralta Community College District voted unanimously to approve the employment contract of Jowel C. Laguerre, Ph.D., to serve as the next Chancellor of the northern Alameda County college district. Dr. Laguerre will begin his three-year term as Peralta’s Chancellor on...Read More >>

Mary Hensley named president of Blinn College in Texas
For the first time in its 132-year history, Blinn College in Brenham, Texas, will have its first female president. The Board of Trustees of Blinn College is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Mary Hensley as the College’s 15th district college president. Dr. Mary Hensley has been serving the Austin Community College District for 14 years, the last six and...Read More >>

Steady Moono named president of Schenectady County Community College
The Schenectady County Community College Board of Trustees announced on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, Dr. Steady Moono will be the College’s next president. Dr. Moono was officially appointed by the State University of New York Board of Trustees at it's meeting in Albany also on May 6. He will officially assume the role of SCCC President on July 1st. Dr. Moono is...Read More >>

Raymond Staats named president of Craven Community College
New Bern, N.C. – Craven Community College (CCC) Board of Trustees (BOT) has announced their recommendation of Dr. Raymond Staats as the new, and fifth, president of Craven Community College. The selection is pending approval by the State Board of Community Colleges. “We are very pleased to announce that the Trustees unanimously agree that Dr. Staats is the...Read More >>

Doreen Larson selected to lead Edison Community College
The board of trustees at Edison Community College has announced Doreen M. Larson, Ph.D. as the new President of the institution. Larson will lead the two-year college which prepares students for transferring to four-year colleges or universities as well as preparing students for immediate employment. Larson will join Edison Community College from Pierpont...Read More >>

Jerry Steward selected to lead Oklahoma City Community College
The Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) Board of Regents names Dr. Jerry Steward, current Executive Vice President of OCCC as the 10th president of the college, effective July 2. Dr. Steward succeeds OCCC President Paul Sechrist, who will retire after serving a 10-year tenure as president. Following the appointment, Chair Teresa Moisant offered...Read More >>

Jeff Pittman named chancellor of St. Louis Community College
The St. Louis Community College Board of Trustees today announced that Jeff Pittman, Ph.D., statewide vice president of corporate college services and online education at Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, has accepted the position of chancellor, effective July 1. “The Chancellor Search Committee and the Board of Trustees were impressed with Dr. Pittman’s...Read More >>

Lee Ann Nutt named president of Lone Star College-Tomball
Lone Star College announced Dr. Lee Ann Nutt as the new president of LSC-Tomball effective Feb. 15. Dr. Nutt, who received overwhelming support from the LSC-Tomball Faculty Senate, was the unanimous choice of the 20-member President’s Search Advisory Committee. “The feedback I have received from Dr. Nutt’s interview with the search committee, her...Read More >>

Rebecca Corbin named president and CEO of NACCE
The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), the nation’s leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges, has announced the appointment of Rebecca Corbin as its new President and CEO. Corbin replaces Heather Van Sickle who stepped down as President and CEO after leading NACCE for nearly 10 years....Read More >>

Sheila Ruhland selected to lead Tacoma Community College
A search for the next president of Tacoma Community College has ended with the announcement that finalist Dr. Sheila K. Ruhland has verbally accepted the position. Dr. Ruhland comes to TCC from Moraine Park Technical College in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin where she has been president since 2011. "Dr. Ruhland impressed the campus and the Board with her energy, passion...Read More >>

Jay Box to lead Kentucky's Community and Technical College System
Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Board of Regents Chair P.G. Peeples, Sr., announced today Jay K. Box, Ed.D. has been named the next KCTCS President. In a unanimous decision, the board voted this morning at a special session to elect Dr. Box to the position. He will succeed Dr. Michael B. McCall, the first and only KCTCS president. Dr. McCall...Read More >>

Mott CC president Beverly Walker-Griffea to lead AAWCC
Mott Community College President Beverly Walker-Griffea was recently elected to lead a national organization. Walker-Griffea, who has been Mott's president since Aug. 27, was elected earlier this month as president of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges. "I am honored to have been chosen to serve as president of this organization whose...Read More >>

Belinda Miles named president of Westchester Community College
Dr. Belinda S. Miles was appointed to the position of President of Westchester Community College earlier today. The State University of New York Board of Trustees voted to make the appointment official during their meeting in New York City today, approving the Westchester Community College’s Board of Trustees proposed selection of the new president. Miles is...Read More >>

Collin College's new interim president Colleen Altaffer Smith
The Collin College Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Colleen Altaffer Smith as the interim district president following the resignation of long-time CEO Cary A. Israel. Dr. Smith is a seasoned higher education professional with more than 30 years in teaching and administration. She has served as the college's district senior vice president of academic affairs and...Read More >>

Sunita Cooke to lead MiraCosta Community College District
At its October 1 meeting, the MiraCosta Community College District Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Sunita (“Sunny”) Cooke as the college’s next superintendent/president. She has accepted. Dr. Cooke currently serves as president of Grossmont College, located in El Cajon, California. Since her arrival there in 2007, the college has developed long-term plans,...Read More >>

Margaret Bartow, new provost at Delaware County Community College
Margaret Bartow, former executive vice president and provost at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, Ohio, was recently named the College’s new provost. Dr. Bartow succeeds Dr. Virginia Carter, who retired this month after serving as provost for a decade. A native of Wellesley, Massachusetts, Dr. Bartow has worked as chief academic officer for nearly a decade...Read More >>

New Mott Community College president Beverly Walker-Griffea
The Mott Community College Board of Trustees has named Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea as the institution's new president, to succeed Dr. Richard Shaink. She will assume her new role on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 Walker-Griffea serves currently as Senior Vice President for Student Services at Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland. She has also served in several...Read More >>

New Dutchess Community College president Pamela Edington
Pamela R. Edington, Ed.D., current Provost and Dean of Academic Affairs at Norwalk Community College in Connecticut, has been named the fifth president of Dutchess Community College. Dr. Edington will assume the position August 1. “As an experienced educator and administrator with 28 years of service at community colleges in Massachusetts and Connecticut, Dr....Read More >>

Doug Minter named business services VP at Heartland CC
The Heartland Community College Board of Trustees recently appointed Doug Minter as the College’s new Vice President of Business Services. Minter previously served HCC as Chief Information Officer; his new role was effective June 1. As Vice President of Business Services, Minter will provide leadership and support for the planning and operations of the College's...Read More >>

Charles Cook named provost at Austin Community College
ACC has selected Dr. Charles Cook to serve as its new provost/executive vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Cook will join ACC August 1 from the Houston Community College (HCC) System, where he is vice chancellor for academic affairs. As ACC’s chief academic officer, he will guide and oversee all programs relating to instruction and student services,...Read More >>

New Hampshire Technical Institute president Susan Dunton
The board of trustees of the Community College System of New Hampshire has appointed Dr. Susan Dunton to be the next president of NHTI, Concord’s Community College. Dunton was selected as a finalist by a search committee comprised of college, system and community members, chaired by trustee Jeremy Hitchcock, CEO of Dyn, Inc., a Manchester-based technology company,...Read More >>

New Pima Community College provost Erica Holmes
Pima Community College named Erica C. Holmes, a Chicago community college administrator, as its new provost and executive vice chancellor for academic and student services on Tuesday. At her most recent position as vice president of academic and student affairs at Kennedy-King College, one of seven colleges in the City Colleges of Chicago system, Holmes "led her...Read More >>

Cheryl Roberts presidential choice at Shoreline Community College
Dr. Cheryl Roberts is the choice to be the next president of Shoreline Community College. On a motion by Trustee Tayloe Washburn, the Board on Monday, April 21, 2014 voted unanimously to offer the position to Roberts “subject to negotiations.” Those talks are scheduled to start Tuesday, April 22 and could be wrapped up by the time the board meets again on...Read More >>

New Johnson County Community College VP Barbara Larson
Johnson County Community College has hired a vice president from a community college in Florida to serve as its executive vice president of finance and administrative services. Barbara L. Larson succeeds Joe Sopcich, who took over as president of the college in June. She will oversee business services, campus services, financial services, information services,...Read More >>

Michael McDonough to lead Raritan Valley Community College
Dr. Michael John McDonough, who has served as provost and vice president of academic services at Monroe Community College in Rochester, NY for the past three years, has been named as the new president of Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) effective June 2. The RVCC Board of Trustees today approved the appointment of McDonough—who began his academic career...Read More >>

Sharon Bartels plans to retire from Gwinnett Technical College in May
Sharon Bartels, who has served as president of Gwinnett Technical College since 1996, has announced plans to retire. #Bartels’ departure is effective May 1. #A search committee made up of local leaders will likely be announced in early April, Technical College System of Georgia spokesman Mike Light said. Three finalists will be reviewed and interviewed by the...Read More >>

Renay Scott selected to lead Doña Ana Community College
Dr. Daniel J. Howard, Executive Vice President and Provost of New Mexico State University today announced Dr. Renay Scott as the new President of Doña Ana Community College (DACC). “I am delighted to announce that Dr. Renay Scott has accepted the position of President of DACC. Dr. Scott is a respected scholar, teacher, and administrator with broad experience...Read More >>

Christal Albrecht selected to lead Alvin Community College
The Alvin Community College Board of Regents voted on February 27 to name Dr. Christal Albrecht as the lone finalist for the president of ACC. Her contract is set to be approved after a 21-day waiting period. Upon approval, Albrecht will begin work at the college on May 19. “I’m thrilled and honored to be selected as the lone finalist for the ACC...Read More >>

Jennifer Methvin named president of Crowder College
The president’s position at Crowder College has been offered to Jennifer Methvin, who currently serves as vice chancellor for academics at the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, Crowder officials announced Monday. “I am honored and humbled to be asked to serve as the next president of Crowder College,” Methvin said in a statement. “After...Read More >>

Union County College names Helen Castellanos Brewer VP of student development
With more than a decade of community college experience in student services, Helen Castellanos Brewer is a welcome addition to Union County College. During the Jan. 28 Board of Trustees meeting, the college approved Brewer as the new Vice President of Student Development. She will join Union on Feb. 10 and manage the staff responsible for designing, maintaining,...Read More >>

Sandra Fowler-Hill to lead Rock Creek Campus of Portland Community College
Portland Community College’s Rock Creek Campus has a new leader. PCC President Jeremy Brown has announced that Sandra Fowler-Hill, Everett Community College’s executive vice president of Instruction and Student Services, has been chosen as the new president for Rock Creek, 17705 N.W. Springville Road. Fowler-Hill will start in her new role in spring...Read More >>

Angela Fairchilds, new president of Columbia College in California
Dr. Angela Fairchilds has accepted an offer by the Yosemite Community College District (YCCD) Board of Trustees to become the new president of Columbia College effective February 1, 2014. Fairchilds will succeed Interim Columbia College President Dr. Leslie Buckalew. Newly elected YCCD Board Chair Dr. Lynn Martin formally announced Dr. Fairchilds as Columbia...Read More >>

Jack Bryant named president of Redlands Community College
Jack Bryant's role as the seventh president of Redlands Community College is now confirmed as a result of a unanimous vote of the Redlands Board of Regents during the December board meeting. Bryant has served as acting president of the college since June 27, 2013. Travis Ketter, Chairman of the Board of Regents stated, "President Bryant is a leader and shows the...Read More >>

Ryan Davis, new business and technology dean at Everett CC
Ryan Davis is the newest dean at Everett Community College, leading the Business, Advanced Technology, North and East County Division. He brings more than 15 years of experience in private enterprise, non-profit and government leadership positions, specializing in creating innovation and collaboration between the public and private sectors. Prior to joining...Read More >>

Gale Gibson selected to lead Essex County College
The Board of Trustees of Essex County College (ECC) formally appointed Dr. Gale E. Gibson its seventh president and the second woman to lead the College in its 45-year history. A transformative leader in higher education for 20 years, she had been serving as the College’s Interim President since April 1, 2013. During her tenure as Interim President, the College...Read More >>

Pamela Anglin named academic affairs VP at Blinn College
Blinn College has named Dr. Pamela Anglin, a 33-year veteran of higher education administration, its new vice president for Academic Affairs. Anglin, who will begin her new duties Jan. 1, is currently president of Paris Junior College. “Dr. Anglin is going to be an outstanding addition to Blinn College,” said Dr. Harold Nolte, district president. “She has...Read More >>

New Yavapai College vice president Stuart Blacklaw
Yavapai College has hired Stuart Blacklaw, Ph.D., as its new vice president of instruction and student services. Blacklaw replaces Dr. Greg Gillespie, who accepted a job as president of Ventura Community College in Ventura, Calif., this summer. Blacklaw is scheduled to start at Yavapai College on Nov. 1. Blacklaw was chosen from among 85 applicants from across...Read More >>

Paula Pitcher named enrollment VP at Middlesex Community College
Middlesex Community College has named Paula R. Pitcher Vice President of Enrollment Management, Research & Planning. She succeeds Lois A. Alves, who recently retired from the college. "All of us at Middlesex are excited about welcoming Dr. Pitcher to our campus,” said MCC President Carole Cowan. “She brings significant experience in the key areas of strategic...Read More >>

James Linksz named interim director of Pennsylvania CC Commission
The Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges has appointed James J. Linksz its interim executive director. Linksz will be succeeding outgoing Executive Director Diane Bosak, who has accepted the position of executive director with the Arizona Community College Coordinating Council. Bosak has been with the commission for more than 11 years. Linksz has more...Read More >>

Claudia Schrader named provost at Bronx Community College
Bronx Community College President Carole M. Berotte Joseph announced today the appointment of Dr. Claudia V. Schrader as Bronx Community College’s new vice president for Academic Affairs and provost. “I am elated that Dr. Schrader was interested in joining BCC and am eager to collaborate with her on making BCC a premiere community college,” Dr. Berotte...Read More >>

John Satkowski named financial services VP at Henry Ford CC
Henry Ford Community College Recently appointed John S. Satkowski as vice president of Financial Services. He officially joined the college July 16. Satkowski brings more than 36 years of experience in various upper management positions in the private sector and higher education. He and his family live in southeast Michigan. Stan Jensen, president of HFCC,...Read More >>

Algie Gatewood selected to lead Alamance Community College
The Alamance Community College Board of Trustees today appointed Dr. Algie Gatewood as its next President, pending final approval of the N.C. Community Colleges System at its scheduled meeting on July 19. Dr. Gatewood will serve as the College’s fourth president since its beginning in 1958. He has served as President of the Cascade Campus of Portland Community...Read More >>

Betty Fortune named student services dean at Houston CC
Houston Community College Southwest (HCC Southwest) has selected Betty Fortune to a newly created position—Executive Dean of Instruction and Student Services. The former Dean of Instruction began the new position July 1. “In this new role, I am tasked with unifying and synchronizing all of the campuses’ efforts to provide cutting-edge, state-of-the-art...Read More >>

Mark Brainard, new Delaware Technical CC executive vice president
The Delaware Technical Community College board of trustees hired a new executive vice president this afternoon. Mark T. Brainard was selected for the newly created job that was open only to internal candidates. The executive vice president will serve as the second in command at the community college. The job was created this year at the recommendation of longtime...Read More >>

Beginning in August, North Seattle Community College President Mark Mitsui will begin a new position in a larger educational setting: the U.S. Department of Education. Mitsui has been selected to serve as deputy assistant secretary for community colleges. Mitsui, who has been president of the college since 2010, will work in the Office of Vocational and Adult...Read More >>

Sandra Caldwell named president of California's Reedley College
The State Center Community College Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Sandra Caldwell to the position of Reedley College President. Dr. Sandra Caldwell is currently serving as the associate vice president for planning and improvement at Western Wyoming Community College and has served in this position since 2011. Dr. Caldwell was promoted from her position of...Read More >>

Valerie Roberson named president of Roxbury Community College
The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education today approved the Roxbury Community College (RCC) Board of Trustees’ selection of Valerie R. Roberson, Ph.D., as the new President of Roxbury Community College effective July 22. The Board’s vote for Dr. Roberson was unanimous. “I’m thrilled to welcome Valerie to the Commonwealth to lead one of our most...Read More >>

Kevin Walthers named president of Allan Hancock Joint CC District
The Allan Hancock College Board of Trustees last evening named a college president from Northern California as the college’s new superintendent/president. Kevin G. Walthers, Ph.D., is the current president of Las Positas College in Livermore, California. The college is one of two in the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District and one of the 112 community...Read More >>

Kirk Nooks chosen to lead Metropolitan CC-Longview
Metropolitan Community College has named Kirk A. Nooks as the new president of the college’s Longview campus in Lee’s Summit. Nooks replaces Fred Grogan, who has been president of MCC-Longview for 28 years and will retire at the end of June. Nooks comes to MCC-Longview from Georgia Highlands College, where he currently serves as both campus dean for the...Read More >>

Greg Gillespie named president of Ventura College
A seasoned college administrator with a background in crop science has been named the new president of Ventura College. Greg Gillespie, who was selected from five finalists for the job, is now vice president for instruction and student services at Yavapai College in Prescott, Ariz. He succeeds Robin Calote, who is retiring in June. Gillespie “will be an asset...Read More >>

Alex Johnson chosen to lead Cuyahoga Community College
Dr. Alex Johnson, who led Cuyahoga Community College’s Metropolitan Campus from 1993 to 2003, will return to the College in July as its fourth permanent president, the Board of Trustees announced today. “Since leaving his position as Metropolitan Campus president a decade ago, Dr. Johnson has gained vital experience in two very diverse community college...Read More >>

David Viar chosen to lead Glendale Community College District
American River College President Dr. David Viar has been named superintendent/president at Glendale Community College district in Glendale, Calif., effective July 1, 2013. Viar has been the President of ARC since 2005. During his tenure as president, he has overseen $150 million in renovations, and saw an average of 50,000 students attend each year at ARC. This...Read More >>

Ronald Kraft named president of Napa Valley College in California
Transforming Napa Valley College into a destination campus, and building a sound fiscal foundation following years of deep budget cuts are two strong goals for newly appointed president Ronald Kraft. The college's board of directors unanimously selected Kraft, who has served as the college's interim president since August, in a closed session Thursday. He was...Read More >>

Terri Winfree named president of Prairie State College
The Prairie State College (PSC) Board of Trustees has selected Terri Winfree, Ph.D., to serve as the college's 14th president. The announcement was made following the board's April board meeting on Tuesday, April 30. She will start her new position as PSC president on May 19, 2013. For Winfree, it is yet another "first" she has achieved since starting at PSC as a...Read More >>

Pam Eddinger named president of Bunker Hill Community College
Dr. Pam Y. Eddinger has been named president of Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) following a six-month search. President of Moorpark College in California since 2008, Eddinger is a former vice president of MassBay Community College in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Eddinger assumes the presidency on July 1, 2013, as Mary L. Fifield retires after more than 16...Read More >>

Larry Frank named president of Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
The Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees today approved the new contract, which names City of Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Laurence B. Frank as the new president of Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. Trade Tech serves 27,000 students each year with a primary focus on career-technical education. The LACCD Board of Trustees approved the selection...Read More >>

Jeremy Brown named president of Portland Community College
Portland Community College’s board of directors has confirmed the selection of Jeremy Brown as the college’s next president. The announcement was made at the monthly board meeting on Thursday, April 18, at which Brown’s contract was ratified. He will begin his work with PCC on July 1, replacing Preston Pulliams, who is retiring June 30 after serving as...Read More >>

Hillsborough Community College president Ken Atwater
Ken Atwater, president of Hillsborough Community College, has taken on a new leadership role as next chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Community Colleges. After being elected as the president of HCC in 2010, Atwater has taken his role to the national level. The American Association of Community Colleges was started in 1920 when...Read More >>

James Ventantonio named interim president of Raritan Valley CC
The Board of Trustees at Raritan Valley Community College didn’t have to look far to name an interim president. James B. Ventantonio, a former member of the board, was selected to replace outgoing President Casey Crabill, who announced her resignation effective June 15. She will become the president of Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, N.Y. The board...Read More >>

New Mt. Hood Community College president Debra Derr
Mt. Hood Community College's board Saturday named Debra Derr its next president. Derr is currently president of North Iowa Community College. She previously held administrative positions at Mt. Hood and Clackamas community colleges. Mt. Hood's current President, Michael Hay, will retire at the end of June. Derr holds a bachelor's degree in business...Read More >>

Valmadge Towner chosen to lead Coahoma Community College
Valmadge Towner of Marks has been named Coahoma Community College’s fifth president and will succeed Dr. Vivian Presley who is retiring June 30 following a 38-year association with the college. The announcement is being made by Johnny McGlown, president of the CCC Board of Trustees following the board’s decision on campus Monday, April 8. Dr. Towner, who is...Read More >>

John Sindoni appointed to board at Onondaga CC in New York
John P. Sindoni, a partner in the Hiscock & Barclay law firm, has been appointed to Onondaga Community College’s board of trustees by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. Sindoni succeeds Connie Whitton, whose term expired in 2012. One vacant seat, to be appointed by the governor, remains on the 10-seat board. Sindoni served on OCC's Foundation board of trustees from...Read More >>

Alicia Harvey-Smith selected to lead River Valley CC in New Hampshire
The board of trustees of the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Alicia B. Harvey-Smith as president of River Valley Community College. Dr. Harvey-Smith comes to River Valley with twenty-five years of experience in higher education. Her previous position was vice president for student affairs at...Read More >>

Barbara Kavalier named president of Navarro College
After a nationwide search that started last summer, the Navarro College Board of Trustees named a new president for the college Thursday. Trustees unanimously approved the selection of Dr. Barbara Kavalier, president of San Jose City College in California, as its new district president. Kavalier will replace Dr. Richard Sanchez, who will wrap up a 15-year run...Read More >>

Casey Crabill selected to lead Onondaga CC in New York
It was announced today that Dr. Casey Crabill (KRAY-bill) will become the 8th President of Onondaga Community College. Dr. Crabill was unanimously selected by the Onondaga Community College Board of Trustees, and approved by the State University of New York Board of Trustees as required by State Education Law. Her term will begin July 1, 2013. She is presently...Read More >>

Lana Carter named dean of Pueblo Community College's Fremont campus
Pueblo Community College on Wednesday announced Lana Carter as the new dean of the Fremont Campus. Carter replaces Sterling Jenkins, who had filled the position on an interim basis since May 1, 2012, and will be pursuing other career opportunities, according to a press release from the PCC administrative office. She will assume her new duties Monday. "Dr....Read More >>

Stefani Hicswa named president of Northwest College in Wyoming
Stefani Hicswa, president of Miles Community College in Miles City, will be the next president of Northwest College in Powell. Hicswa, 44, is expected to assume her new duties July 15, the Wyoming college said in a news release. She will replace Paul Prestwich, whose resignation is effective June 30 after five years in the position. “Dr. Hicswa has proven...Read More >>

Tonya Drake named to equity and inclusion post at Edmonds CC
Edmonds Community College hires Tonya Drake for new position: Special Assistant to the President for Equity and Inclusion. “We’re happy to have Tonya on board to help steward our values of inclusion, equity, and respect,” said Edmonds Community College President Jean Hernandez. Drake joins Edmonds Community College with more than 17 years of experience as...Read More >>

Mott Community College trustee Matthew Norwood
The Mott Community College Board of Trustees has appointed Grand Blanc resident and attorney Matthew Norwood to serve as its newest board member. Norwood was appointed by the Board of Trustees to fill the vacant position created by the resignation of former Trustee Pamela Faris, who can no longer serve on the board after being elected state representative in...Read More >>

Andrea Craparotta named interim police chief at Middlesex County College
Andrea Craparotta, acting captain with the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, has been appointed interim director of the Middlesex County College Police Department. The appointment is under a shared services program with the Prosecutor’s Office. She will be paid by the Prosecutor’s Office and maintains her rank but will work at the college full...Read More >>

Baltimore City CC interim president Carolyn Hull Anderson
Baltimore City Community College has named a former Morgan State University and Baltimore City Community College professor interim president. Carolyn Hull Anderson, a former associate professor and graduate of Morgan, will take over for Carolane Williams, who the board of trustees let go Dec. 11. Anderson is a former full-time faculty member at Baltimore City...Read More >>

Coast Community College District board president Lorraine Prinsky
Coast Community College District's board of trustees last week unanimously selected a president for 2013. Huntington Beach resident and former professor Lorraine Prinsky was first elected to the board in 2008 and reelected in November. This is Prinsky's first term as president. She previously served as vice president and clerk for the board, according to a press...Read More >>

New Montcalm Community College board member Joyce Kitchenmaster
The Montcalm Community College Board of Trustees appointed Joyce Kitchenmaster, of Stanton, to its board during its regular meeting on Tuesday. Kitchenmaster replaces Martha Jean Brundage, of Crystal, who passed away on Nov. 12. Her appointment is effective immediately, through December 2014. Board of Trustees’ Chairperson Karen Carbonelli said Brundage, who...Read More >>

Ventura County CC District board chairman Bernardo Perez
The board that oversees Moorpark, Oxnard and Ventura colleges has named one of its newest members chairman, passing over Vice Chairman Art Hernandez, who has run afoul of an accreditation committee. Bernardo Perez was elected chairman of the Ventura County Community College District board Tuesday night, shortly after being sworn in for his first elected term....Read More >>

Karin Hilgersom
The SUNY Sullivan Board of Trustees’ choice for next SUNY Sullivan president, Dr. Karin Hilgersom, has been confirmed in Albany today by the SUNY Board of Trustees. Dr. Hilgersom will succeed Dr. William Murabito who has been serving as the college’s Interim President for the past 14months. Dr. Hilgersom will leave her post as Vice President for Instruction at...Read More >>

Gretchen Tomkies named development director at Anne Arundel CC
Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has named three employees to lead the college’s institutional advancement, development and grants initiatives. Kathleen E. Bolton of Severna Park was appointed as Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and the AACC Foundation, Inc. In this role she is responsible for providing innovative leadership and direction for...Read More >>

Ivy Tech Community College East Central region chancellor Andy Bowne
Andy Bowne, an experienced community college fundraiser and workforce developer in Michigan, was named chancellor of the East Central region of Ivy Tech Community College on Tuesday. Bowne, 49, said his wife, Ruth, son Michael, 19, daughter Elizabeth, 16, and dog Norman would join him in Muncie as soon as their home in Grand Rapids is sold. “We really are an...Read More >>

Corning Community College dean of academic affairs Marian Eberly
Corning Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs, Dr. Marian Eberly. Dr. Eberly joined the College on August 20, 2012. President Douglas, commenting on Dr. Eberlys appointment: Dr. Eberly brings to Corning Community College a wealth of experience in the classroom and administration, a...Read More >>

Modesto Junior College VP of instruction Susan Kincade
Modesto Junior College (MJC) is pleased to announce Susan Kincade as the new Vice President of Instruction. In her new role as Vice President of Instruction, Kincade oversees all teaching and learning activities at the college. "Modesto Junior College is a vibrant and exceptional educational institution. The faculty and staff are sincere and determined to provide...Read More >>

Margaret Zenn, new Kids Campus director at Santa Fe Community College
A well-known leader in child development with experience directing three Santa Fe child care centers has taken the helm at Santa Fe Community College’s Kids Campus. The college has appointed Margaret “Maggie” Zenn director of the center. She brings with her more than 30 years of experience with children, the last 12 of which were in Santa Fe. “This is a...Read More >>

McHenry County College continuing education dean Kay Moormann
Kay Moormann has been selected as the new executive dean of continuing and professional education for McHenry County College. Moormann began her role June 11, succeeding Gwen Koehler, who retired in May. In her role at MCC, Moormann oversees eontinuing and professional education, adult education and the Shah Center for Corporate Training and Workforce...Read More >>

Teresa Dreyfuss named interim president of Rio Hondo College
The Rio Hondo College Board of Trustees has appointed Teresa Dreyfuss as interim president effective July 1. Dreyfuss is the college's current vice president of finance and business. President Ted Martinez Jr., who has led the institution for the past five years, is set to retire June 30. "The board is confident in Teresa's ability to lead the college during...Read More >>

Steven Tincher named interim chancellor of Ivy Tech - Richmond
Steven C. Tincher, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Ivy Tech Community College Richmond, will serve as Richmond’s Interim Chancellor until a successor is named to replace James L. Steck who retired June 1. Ivy Tech Community College President Thomas J. Snyder made the appointment with the Ivy Tech Regional Board of Trustees’ approval. Tincher...Read More >>

Tim Bellamey named president of Shawnee Community College
The Shawnee Community College Board of Trustees has announced that Dr. Tim Bellamey of Metropolis will serve as the college's 7th president. The new president will succeed Dr. Larry Peterson, who retires later this year. A search committee, which included faculty, staff, and trustees, launched a comprehensive national search in February. Bellamey was selected from...Read More >>

Tawnya Beermann, new associate dean of students at Western Iowa Tech
Tawnya Beermann has been named associate dean of students at Western Iowa Tech Community College. She will be responsible for a number of student services including admissions, advising, registration, financial aid, disability services, retention, and the One Stop Center. Other duties include the resolution of student issues and advocacy on behalf of...Read More >>

Maricopa Community Colleges chancellor Rufus Glasper
Dr. Rufus Glasper, Chancellor of the Maricopa Community Colleges, is one of 20 education leaders appointed to a commission to study the regulation of distance education. Dr. Glasper’s appointment to the Commission on Regulation of Postsecondary Distance Education was announced recently by its founding organizations, the Association of Public and Land-grant...Read More >>

Joseph Moreau named technology vice chancellor at Foothill-DeAnza CC
When Joseph Moreau found out that he was selected as the Foothill-De Anza Community College District’s new vice chancellor of technology, Moreau said it was the happiest day of his life. “When Chancellor [Linda] Thor called me a few weeks ago to offer the position. I couldn’t have been more excited,” said Moreau. He is set to begin his position as vice...Read More >>

Ryan Purdy named president of Mid-Plain Community College
The Mid-Plain Community College Board of Governors chose to promote from within, elevating the college's Chief Financial Officer to the position of College President, Wednesday evening. Newly-appointed MPCC President Ryan Purdy has been with the college for 10 years and spent the last nine as the CFO and Area Associate Vice-President of Administrative Services, he...Read More >>

Henry Ford Community College president Gail Mee resigns
Henry Ford Community College President Dr. Gail Mee will be leaving her position, the college announced Tuesday. At a meeting of the Board of Trustees held on Monday, Mee announced that she will resign in order to pursue other opportunities. She has agreed to remain in her position until a new president is appointed. “I have been extremely fortunate to serve...Read More >>

Joel Kinnamon named president of College of the Desert
Dr. Joel Kinnamon has been selected by the Desert Community College District, College of the Desert, to succeed Jerry Patton as Superintendent/President of College of the Desert effective July 9, 2012. District Board of Trustees Chair, Dr. Bonnie Stefan, made the announcement at today’s regularly scheduled board meeting. “We are excited about welcoming Dr....Read More >>

Patrick Schmitt named chancellor of West Valley-Mission CC District
Patrick Schmitt, president of Pierce College Puyallup in Washington, has been selected by the West Valley-Mission Community College District Board of Trustees as the district’s new chancellor. Schmitt will begin July 1. Schmitt, college president since 2010, brings with him 29 years of experience in higher education, including 16 as a fulltime faculty member....Read More >>

Erika Lacro named chancellor of Honolulu Community College
Erika Lacro has been appointed to be the next chancellor of Honolulu Community College. Her appointment, approved by the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents at its monthly meeting held May 17, is effective July 2, 2012, and is for three years. Lacro is currently vice chancellor of academic affairs at Honolulu Community College, a position she has held since...Read More >>

Glendale Community College trustee Ann Ransford
Glendale Community College Trustee Ann Ransford has been elected to a state board that sets policy, directs research and drives legislation related to California's 112 community colleges. Ransford will be sworn in as a member of the California Community College Trustees board of directors at a meeting in Sacramento in June. “I am looking forward to serving in...Read More >>

Muskegon Community College president Dale Nesbary
The evaluation isn’t official yet, but preliminary results suggest Muskegon Community College’s board of trustees is quite satisfied with college President Dale Nesbary. The trustees shared their individual ratings of Nesbary at a board study session Monday afternoon. The individual ratings will be averaged to produce Nesbary’s final score, with 1 saying he...Read More >>

Willard Lewallen named president of Hartnell College
Hartnell College board of trustees on Tuesday chose a 30-year veteran educator as the new community college president. Willard Lewallen, president of West Hills College in Coalinga, will take the helm held by Superintendent and President Phoebe Helm for the past four years. Helm will leave the college by June 30. "Hartnell College has a history of success and a...Read More >>

Sylvia Jenkins named president of Moraine Valley Community College
Dr. Sylvia Jenkins, current vice president of Academic Affairs at Moraine Valley, will become the fifth president of Moraine Valley Community College, the Board of Trustees announced to college staff on Monday, April 30. The Board will formally approve the appointment at its meeting on May 9. She will succeed Dr. Vernon O. Crawley, who retires June 30 after 21...Read More >>

Michael Dreith named president of John A. Logan College
The John A. Logan College Board of Trustees voted Monday to hire Dr. Michael Dreith as the College’s seventh president following a nationwide search conducted by the Board of Trustees and a search committee comprised of campus and community representatives. Dreith, 55, will replace Dr. Robert Mees, who will retire from Logan at the end of June, having served the...Read More >>

New Modesto Junior College president Jill Stearns
Modesto Junior College has chosen an administrator from West Hills College in Coalinga to be its new president. Jill Stearns was selected from four female finalists by the Yosemite Community College District board Tuesday. She will earn $180,180 a year on a three-year contract, with a $600 monthly car allowance. "She just really impressed me and everyone...Read More >>

City College of San Francisco interim chancellor Pamila Fisher
City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Pamila Fisher as its Interim Chancellor. Dr. Fisher will assume her position on May 2. "I truly appreciate the Board's confidence in selecting me to lead such an outstanding institution of higher education," Fisher said. "I look forward to joining the excellent students, faculty, classified staff,...Read More >>

Jonathan Gueverra selected to lead Florida Keys Community College
After months of sifting through dozens of candidates through extensive reviews, online interviews, town hall forums, and ultimately formal interviews, the Florida Keys Community College Board of Trustees has selected the sixth president for the 46-year-old institution. Dr. Jonathan Gueverra, Chief Executive Officer of the Community College of the District of...Read More >>

Lori Gaskin named president of Santa Barbara City College
Concluding a nationwide search, the Santa Barbara Community College District Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Lori Gaskin, Ph.D., as Superintendent/President. Dr. Gaskin will start her new position effective July 1, 2012. Dr. Jack Friedlander, Santa Barbara City College Executive Vice President, has served as Acting Superintendent/President since...Read More >>

Rio Hondo College, which only weeks ago learned it is losing its president, is also losing one of its vice presidents, Joanna Downey, interim vice president of academic affairs. Downey will leave June 30 to become vice president of Cerritos College. She took the academic affairs post in December, when Paul Parnell resigned. Prior to that, she served as the dean...Read More >>

The North Idaho College Board of Trustees announced today the selection of Joe Dunlap, Ph.D., as the new president of NIC. Dunlap is currently the president of Spokane Community College in Spokane, Wash., a position he has held since 2008. Highlights of his leadership include Spokane Community College’s selection as the lead agency for 11 colleges throughout the...Read More >>

Steve Tyrell will take over as North Country Community College's sixth president on June 15, pending approval by the State University of New York. Tyrell, who is from Mooers in Clinton County, currently serves as vice president for student affairs at Alfred State College. He will replace Carol Brown, who has served as president since 2009. Brown will retire on...Read More >>

Kathleen Lee, vice chancellor of academic affairs for the Central Indiana region at Ivy Tech Community College, has been named interim chancellor. Lee's appointment and other interim changes were listed Monday on Ivy Tech's website directory of administrators for the region. Frank Moman, dean of the School of Business, is now interim vice chancellor for...Read More >>

The Berkshire Community College Presidential Search Committee has selected nine candidates to be interviewed as semifinalists in its search for a new leader. The group met on Tuesday to reviews its top 15 candidates, based on each committee members’ evaluation and ranking of the applicants. At the end of the meeting, each member listed his or her top choices,...Read More >>

Edna Baehre-Kolovani will become the fifth permanent president of Tidewater Community College (TCC), effective on or about July 1, 2012. She will succeed Deborah M. DiCroce, who retired last winter after serving as TCC’s president for the last 14 years. Peter A. Spina has been serving as the college’s interim president since March 1. In announcing the...Read More >>

Dr. Peter B. Contini, president emeritus of Salem Community College, has joined the New Jersey Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development as interim executive director. Contini, who retired in December after 14 years as president of Salem Community College in Carneys Point Township, replaces Dr. Robert Bowman, founding executive director...Read More >>

Dr. Dan F. Bakke, president of Pulaski Technical College, announced Tuesday his retirement from the college, effective June 30. Bakke became president of Pulaski Technical College on July 1, 2000. Previously, he was vice president for instruction at Pulaski Tech. "For 15 years, I have had the unbelievable opportunity to work with the board, faculty, staff,...Read More >>

NorthWest Arkansas Community College President Rebecca "Becky" Paneitz said Monday that she will retire in June 2013 after 10 years as the leader of the Bentonville school. Paneitz announced her retirement in an email to the college's donors and other supporters. "The faculty and staff that I work alongside of, the students you serve, and the community we are a...Read More >>

After a nationwide search, the finalist pool for the next chancellor of Delgado Community College has been narrowed down to three candidates. The finalists, in alphabetical order, are Jonathan Gueverra, Ed.D., CEO of Community College of DC in the District of Columbia; Teresa Smith, Ph.D., vice president for administrative services & CFO at State Tallahassee...Read More >>

The Santa Barbara Community College Board of Trustees has announced four finalists for the position of Santa Barbara City College superintendent/president. All are current presidents of California community colleges. Dr. Lori Gaskin, President, West Valley College, Saratoga, Calif. Dr. Willard Lewallen, President, West Hills College, Coalinga, Calif. Eloy...Read More >>

The Honolulu Community College Chancellor Search Advisory Committee has identified three finalists for the position of chancellor and has invited them to participate in a final round of interviews and open forums from Tuesday, April 10, through Wednesday, April 11, 2012. The public is invited to meet the candidates at the open forum presentations on Tuesday, April...Read More >>

Anne Arundel Community College announced today the selection of its new president, Dr. Dawn Lindsay. The announcement came after an extensive, nationwide search to follow Dr. Martha A. Smith, who will retire from the position after 18 years as president. Dr. Lindsay will officially assume her new role August 1, 2012 by becoming the sixth president in the college’s...Read More >>

Dr. JoAnna Schilling has been selected as Vice President of Academic Affairs at Cerritos College. The Cerritos College Board of Trustees approved her contract at its regular meeting on March 21. Interim Vice President Dr. Marilyn Brock will finish her contract at the end of June. Beginning July 1 Dr. Downey-Schilling will oversee the Academic Affairs Office and...Read More >>

The two finalists for Klamath Community College president shared their education philosophies and development strategies with community members, students and college faculty last week. The public forums for Jerome “Jerry” Migler and Roberto Gutierrez, held Wednesday and Friday, respectively, were a mix of question and answer sessions that included each...Read More >>

It's the second attempt at retirement for Cape Fear Community College President Eric McKeithan, and the college will have a familiar face to guide them through the process to find his replacement. The college's board of trustees on Thursday unanimously chose the N.C. Association of Community College Trustees (NCACCT), led by president Donny Hunter, to navigate the...Read More >>

At the request of Gov. Robert Bentley, the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education has withdrawn the announcement seeking applications for a new two-year college chancellor. No reason was given for the withdrawal. The Board of Education will now discuss the process for selecting a new chancellor at its April meeting. The board had decided Thursday to...Read More >>

The SBCC Board of Trustees discussed a schedule Thursday that will guide the search process for a new superintendent/president. Former President Andreea Serban was dismissed by the trustees last summer in closed session, and Dr. Jack Friedlander has been acting president of the college since then. A complaint was sent to the Accrediting Commission for Community...Read More >>

The Board of Directors of the Foundation for California Community Colleges has selected Keetha Mills to serve as the organization's President and CEO, effective immediately. Mills, who has served as the Foundation's interim chief since September 2011, was selected after a national search process. “After a thorough search process that included a pool of top-tier...Read More >>

Ivy Tech Community College–Northeast in Fort Wayne has selected Cathy Maxwell, Ed.D., as its new Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. She will assume her role on Monday, April 16. Maxwell will provide vision, leadership, coaching and direction to all academic employees for the delivery and/or revision of quality academic programs. She will plan, organize and...Read More >>

Florida Keys Community College's presidential search committee on Friday identified nine semi-finalists to replace President Larry Tyree, whose contract expires on June 30. The 11-member panel, meeting on the college's Stock Island campus, whittled down a list of 19 candidates to the nine semi-finalists. There was an initial pool of 43 applicants when the March 1...Read More >>

Owens Community College could have its sixth president by the end of the week. Three finalists conducted community forums Monday and Tuesday, presenting their respective cases for the job and answering questions. And Owens' board of trustees met Tuesday night with a presidential search committee to discuss the candidates. A selection should be made within days,...Read More >>

Frederick Community College’s new president, Frederico Talley, has a simple goal for his new job. “It’s a chance to take a great school and make it even better,” he said. Talley was introduced as the college’s first black president at a press conference Thursday. His term as FCC’s eighth president begins July 1. The biggest challenge the college...Read More >>

Brent Calvin, interim president for College of the Sequoias, announced Tuesday he will not seek a permanent position with the college when his appointment ends in July. Calvin, who previously served as the college's athletic director and dean of business and social sciences, cited the desire to spend time with his family as a driving factor behind the...Read More >>

Owens Community College has named F. Jack Witt III as the new Vice President of Human Resources. His responsibilities will include overseeing all aspects related to the administrative leadership, coordination and development of initiatives within the academic institution’s Office of Human Resources. In addition, his new position will entail providing leadership...Read More >>

Tidewater Community College President Deborah M. DiCroce has announced new provosts to head the college’s Portsmouth and Norfolk campuses. Marvin L. Bright assumes leadership Feb. 1 for the Norfolk Campus, which enrolls more than 14,500 students each year. His installation ceremony will take place in the spring. Michelle W. Woodhouse recently took the reins...Read More >>

Salt Lake Community College has named Dr. Ryan Carstens as its new Associate Provost of Education and Community Partnerships. Carstens has 27 years experience in leadership and administration in higher education including experience as Dean of Educational Services and Dean of Educational Initiatives & Technology Services. “Ryan Carstens is a perfect fit for...Read More >>

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College on Thursday announced that it has named a new vice president for technology/chief information officer. David Hickey has more than 29 years of information systems management and support experience, concentrated on business and instructional applications. His most recent position was chief information officer for...Read More >>

The Board of Trustees of Brookdale Community College announced today that Dr. Maureen Murphy, President at San Jacinto College South in Houston, Texas, has been named President of the College, effective July 1. She will succeed interim President William Toms, who is returning to continue his consulting practice. In announcing the appointment of Dr. Murphy, Josh...Read More >>

The board that oversees Moorpark, Oxnard and Ventura colleges has hired a recruiting firm with local ties to help it find a chancellor to succeed James Meznek, who will retire in July. The Ventura County Community College District board voted 5-0 late Tuesday to hire Ventura-based Community College Search Services. James Walker, the firm's managing partner, was...Read More >>

The Bucks County Community College Board of Trustees has retained the executive-search firm of Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc., to be part of a broad effort to select the next president, pending the retirement of longtime president, Dr. James J. Linksz. The board of trustees announced the appointment at its regular monthly meeting on Jan. 12. Greenwood/Asher...Read More >>

The Mitchell Community College Board of Trustees voted to approve the three finalists recommended by the search committee in its quest for a new president Friday. The three are Dr. James “Tim” Brewer, executive vice president and chief academic officer at MCC ; Dr. Kristi Snuggs, vice president of instruction at Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro ; and Dr....Read More >>

A veteran Spartanburg Community College administrator will serve as the college's interim president until a successor to Dr. Para Jones is named. The college announced Tuesday that Henry Giles, the executive vice president of business affairs, will serve as the interim president effective Feb. 1. Jones resigned after accepting the presidency of Stark State...Read More >>

Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus has named an executive director for its newly named Corporate College. Dennis Maloy comes to Corporate College Bloomington from the Hancock County Economic Council where he served as executive director. Before that, Maloy served as project manager for the Dayton Development Project, as vice president of corporate...Read More >>

Today the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Board of Supervisors named Andrea Lewis Miller, Ph.D., as the chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC). Dr. Miller currently serves as the chancellor of Sowela Technical Community College in Lake Charles. Acting on the recommendation of LCTCS President Dr. Joe D. May, the LCTCS Board...Read More >>

Baltimore City Community College is pleased to welcome new team member. Miles Woodhouse is joining in Office of Human Resources as Employee Relations Coordinator effective October 24th 2011. Miles Woodhouse is a native of Boston, Massachusetts and attended Westfield State College (WSC). In the four years at WSC, Mr. Woodhouse was very active in the student body...Read More >>

A biology professor at Northampton Community College has been named the Pennsylvania professor of the year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. John K. Leiser is the second NCC faculty member in three years to receive the honor, which was announced Thursday in Washington, D.C. Leiser, of Paradise Township, is a devotee of the study of...Read More >>

Carla Chance is the newly appointed Executive Vice President at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, providing leadership for human resources, student services, technology, facilities and security. Ms. Chance previously served as Vice Chancellor for Finance and Business Services at St. Louis Community College from October 1999 to November 2011. There...Read More >>

Frank Chong, a federal education policymaker who has roots in New York City's Chinatown and has described himself as a collaborative leader, was named Friday to succeed Robert Agrella as president of Santa Rosa Junior College. Chong becomes only the fifth president of the school in its 93-year history. Agrella, who announced in September that he was stepping down...Read More >>

Rancho Santiago Community College District has announced the appointment of Elyse K. Chaplin, Ph.D. as associate dean, overseeing psychological services, campus health services, the Veterans Resource Center, and disabled student programs and services at Santa Ana College. In this role, Chaplin is responsible for the supervision and administration, personnel,...Read More >>

Diana Clay of Edmonds is one of two new members recently appointed to Edmonds Community College’s Board of Trustees. Clay is co-owner of Clay Enterprises, a family business involved in real estate development, investments, management and leasing in South Snohomish County. She has worked in the business since 1974. She has served on the Edmonds Community College...Read More >>

Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday reappointed Tami Cullens and chose five others to serve on the district board of trustees for South Florida Community College. The five others are: •Derren J. Bryan, 39, of Bowling Green, the general manager and information technology director for Albritton Insurance Services LLC. • Kenneth A. Lambert, 51, of Wauchula, the vice...Read More >>

The presidential search committee at Cape Cod Community College has narrowed its field of candidates from seven semifinalists to three finalists after the latest round of interviews. According to Ralph Cahoon, search committee chairman and vice president of the college’s board of trustees, since mid-October. the 15-person search committee has whittled a pool of...Read More >>

The next chancellor for South Louisiana Community College will be selected from a pool of eight applicants, the Louisiana Community and Technical College System announced Tuesday. A timeline for interviews and final selection hasn’t been set yet, but college President Joe May could recommend a new leader as early as the board’s Dec. 14 meeting, said Kizzy...Read More >>

Miami Dade College President Eduardo J. Padrón has been awarded the 2011 Carnegie Corporation Centennial Academic Leadership Award. The announcement was made Thursday. The award carries $500,000 in unrestricted funds that Padrón can use for academic initiatives. The Carnegie award honors university leaders who have created a climate that encourages excellence...Read More >>

The president’s office at Jefferson Davis Community College will soon have a new resident. Dr. Daniel Bain of Kansas has been named president after being recommended for the spot by Dr. Freida Hill, chancellor of post-secondary education, during Thursday’s meeting of the Alabama State Board of Education. Kathleen Hall has served as interim president for the...Read More >>

Clatsop Community College’s Stephen Schoonmaker will become president of The College of the Ouachitas. Schoonmaker will begin in his new position in January. He succeeds Barry Ballard who announced his retirement in May. The College’s Board of Trustees selected Schoonmaker after a nationwide search with more than 50 applicants. Schoonmaker was one of...Read More >>

El Paso Community College officials aim to have a new school president by early July 2012. Board of Trustees President Art Fierro said Friday that the board wants to find someone by then to replace former President Richard Rhodes, who left in September for a similar position at Austin Community College. "It's an aggressive time frame," Fierro said. "It was the...Read More >>

At their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 25, the Board of Trustees of Berkshire Community College (BCC) unanimously approved the appointment of Ellen Kennedy as the college's new interim president. She will take the interim position beginning January 8, 2012, following the retirement of Dr. Paul E. Raverta, who announced intentions to leave his post...Read More >>

Brevard Community College Interim President Jim Richey said he will keep the college moving in a “positive, productive direction” while a search for a permanent president is under way. Richey was appointed Monday by the college’s board of trustees after the retirement of President Jim Drake, who will soon focus on completing his eighth book. Drake will...Read More >>

The local boy who made good — some say great — is retiring. Merced College Superintendent and President Ben Duran, 63, said he's stepping down at the end of the year. Duran, who grew up in a migrant camp in Le Grand, has spent 13 years overseeing the community college campus, one of the longest-tenured presidents in the system. "The time has come for me to...Read More >>

Frederick Community College's Board of Trustees unanimously approved a nine-member presidential search committee that will choose the college's next leader after Carol Eaton left in July. The committee was assembled through recommendations by the Board of Trustees and elections by the three college affinity groups, faculty association, administrative staff...Read More >>

Brevard Community College is seeking a new president after Jim Drake announced his plans to retire Monday. Drake, 67, gave notice on his fifth anniversary as BCC president. Earlier this year, Drake requested a paid leave of absence in the spring to finish a book — instead, he decided to retire. His salary is $290,000. “In re-assessing my earlier thought of...Read More >>

Onondaga Community College has named John Zacharek Vice President for Development and Executive Director of the OCC Foundation. In this role, Zacharek will lead Onondaga’s growing development efforts and further enhance the professional, community, and alumni relationships of the College. “I’m pleased to welcome John to Onondaga Community College,” said...Read More >>

The Tennessee Board of Regents met Friday at Roane State Community College, where it confirmed the hiring of a new vice chancellor for Community Colleges. The board approved Chancellor John Morgan’s recommendation to appoint Warren Nichols, president of Volunteer State Community College, as the TBR vice chancellor for Community Colleges effective Oct 1. In...Read More >>

The Board of Trustees of Surry Community College met on Monday, September 19, 2011 to elect and formally appoint Dr. David R. Shockley as Surry’s sixth President. Dr. Shockley most recently served as Executive Vice President of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute in Hudson, NC where he served as Chief Operating Officer/Chief Academic Officer...Read More >>

The St. Charles Community College Board of Trustees has named Ronald Chesbrough, Ph.D., vice president for student affairs at Hastings College in Hastings, Neb., as the next president of St. Charles Community College. He will take the helm of Missouri’s fourth largest community college district with the upcoming retirement of John M. McGuire, Ph.D., only the second...Read More >>

Chattanooga State Community College has named Barry P. Jennison as dean of the Business and Information Technologies Division. Dean Jennison brings more than 15 years of experience in personnel management, training development, strategic planning, fiscal management, curriculum development, program assessment, and teaching at community colleges. “I was attracted...Read More >>

The Salem Community College Board of Trustees has announced its has narrowed the field to three finalists in the presidential search to succeed Dr. Peter B. Contini. Following a nationwide search that attracted 53 candidates, 13 were selected and interviewed by a committee of trustees, faculty, staff, alumni and community members in June and July. Contini,...Read More >>

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ communications director is expected to leave his job to become a vice chancellor at Pima Community College. Pima Community College Chancellor Roy Flores this morning announced that C.J. Karamargin will be vice chancellor for public information and government relations, pending approval by the college’s board of governors. The...Read More >>

Beginning Aug. 1, JoAnn Zahn will serve as Clatsop Community College's new vice president of finance and operations. In that position, she will oversee the college's budget, financial operations, physical plant, technology, human resources, bookstore and auxiliary services. Zahn served in various capacities at Mt. Hood Community College since 1990, most recently...Read More >>

GateWay Community College announces the appointment of Diana Muniz as the new vice president of Student Affairs, effective Aug. 1. “Muniz has served in several leadership positions within student affairs for nearly 25 years and brings with her the expertise and knowledge required to serve our students and college community,” said GateWay President Gene...Read More >>

Gov. Quinn on Wednesday will name Alexi Giannoulias chairman of the Illinois Community College Board. Quinn regularly plugs Illinois’ network of 48 community colleges — the country’s third-largest community college system. For every student at at a public four-year-college in Illinois, two attend a community college, Quinn notes. Giannoulias, 35, served...Read More >>

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has named 2 vice presidents to lead the campuses in Jackson County and at Perkinston. The appointments were announced Thursday in a news release. Michael Heindl will head the campus in Gautier and replaces Jason Pugh, who was named vice president of Instruction, Student Services and Related Technologies in March. Jay...Read More >>

John T. Dever was named president of Thomas Nelson Community College Thursday afternoon. Dever, a Newport News resident, began his community college career at TNCC in 1975 as an English instructor. He officially begins his post by October 1, according to Virginia Community College System. Since 2004, Dever has served as executive vice president of academic and...Read More >>

Doris F. Givens was selected Thursday to be the next president of Kansas City Kansas Community College. Givens, vice chancellor for educational services for the Kern Community College District in Bakersfield, Calif., will be the first woman and the first African-American to be president in the college’s history. The board unanimously selected Givens, who will...Read More >>

Dr. Joe Edenfield of Franklin has been named as the new vice president of financial and administrative services at Paul D. Camp Community College. He assumes his new duties July 1 after serving as assistant professor and dean since 2004. The vice president post was left vacant when Pete Parker retired in 2009. Human Resources Manager Annette Edwards has been...Read More >>

The next leader of Minnesota State Community and Technical College says she’s excited to move the college forward. Peggy Kennedy, appointed interim president of MSCTC starting Friday, said the college is already high-performing and her background will complement the college’s mission. “I will hope to move it further in the direction necessary until a...Read More >>

The board of Daytona State College made history on Wednesday when it chose the college's first female president. Now the board needs to rally around its pick and make sure she has the support she needs to get the college back on course after a period of turmoil involving the board and the administration. Carol Eaton, the president of Frederick Community College of...Read More >>

Cambium Learning Group, Inc., a leading educational company focused primarily on serving the needs of at-risk and special student populations, today announced the appointment of Dr. Walter Bumphus to its Board of Directors as a Class II director. An independent director, Dr. Bumphus fills the vacancy left by long-time board member, Fredrick J. Schwab. Mr. Schwab...Read More >>

Along with a new campus, Southern Maine Community College will have a new president and two new programs this fall. The Maine Community College System Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to appoint Ronald G. Cantor, a community college administrator from New York, as president of the college. He will replace James Ortiz, who is retiring this summer after 10 years...Read More >>

Kindred Murillo is set to become the first permanent female president of Lake Tahoe Community College and will begin later this year, the college announced Thursday. “She was the unanimous choice of the board and the staff (via results of the online survey),” said Roberta Mason, board of trustees member and head of the presidential search committee. “We all...Read More >>

Dr. Deborah L. Lamm, president of Edgecombe Community College, has been selected to receive the I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award for 2011 from the College of Education at N.C. State University. The award is given annually to a leader who has rendered distinguished service in the community college sector, has been an innovator in the community college system,...Read More >>

Visalia native and College of the Sequoias alumnus Brent Calvin on Wednesday was appointed COS interim superintendent and president. The appointment by the college's board of trustees is for 12 months beginning July 1. Calvin replaces Bill Scroggins, who resigned this month to serve as president of Mt. San Antonio Community College in Walnut. Later this year,...Read More >>

The San José Evergreen Community College District Board of Trustees voted unanimously at a regular Board meeting held on May 24 to appoint Henry Yong as the new president of Evergreen Valley College. He will start on July 1, 2011. "My goal is to serve as leader and facilitator of a student-centered, collegial and culturally diverse institution such as Evergreen...Read More >>

Ohio educator John O’Donnell has been chosen by the MassBay Community College Board of Trustees to become the Wellesley school's next president, subject to approval by the state Board of Higher Education. Odonnell_Photo.JPG O’Donnell has served as President of Stark State College in Ohio since January 2004. He will replace Carole Berotte Joseph, “The...Read More >>

The newest candidate to join the field of educators under consideration to lead Washtenaw Community Community was chosen Wednesday as the school's next president. Rose Bellanca, provost and COO of Northwood University's Florida campus since fall 2008, has received a verbal offer, said Pam Horiszny, chairwoman of the college's Board of Trustees. The offer "is...Read More >>

The search for a new president of Las Positas College is back on track with the announcement yesterday that three new "finalists" will be introduced next Thursday at a candidates' forum that will be open to the public. Las Positas has been without a president since DeRionne Pollard resigned a year ago to become the president and CEO of Montgomery College in...Read More >>

Sierra College named its new president Tuesday after trustees signed a contract with William Duncan. Duncan, president of Taft College in Kern County, will take the helm of the Rocklin college on July 1. He succeeds Leo Chavez, who is retiring. Sierra College officials touted Duncan's record of developing income streams for Taft College, where he has worked for...Read More >>

Jefferson Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas J. Finch, Saranac Lake, to the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs. Mr. Finch comes to Jefferson with twenty five years in higher education with experience as both an administrator and faculty member. He currently serves as executive vice president of academics at Utica (N.Y.)...Read More >>

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday night to name Dr. Richard M. Rhodes the lone finalist for the college’s next president/CEO. Dr. Rhodes currently serves as president of El Paso Community College (EPCC) and chair of the Texas Association of Community Colleges. The board will immediately begin negotiating terms of the...Read More >>

Middlesex Community College has selected a new president, the Board of Trustees announced this week. Dr. Anna M. Wasescha, who has held a variety of positions at universities and colleges in Minnesota, will start at Middlesex in July. Wasescha succeeds Dr. Wilfredo Nieves, who left last year to be president at Capital Community College in Hartford. Since Nieves...Read More >>

Donald Cannon has been named the new president of Chattahoochee Valley Community College, the Phenix City school announced Thursday. Since 2007, Cannon has been vice president of administrative services at DeKalb Technical College in metro Atlanta. He starts July 1. In his cover letter applying for the job, Cannon said community colleges like CVCC are “vital...Read More >>

The fourth president of Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) is very familiar with the College’s commitment to improving Nova Scotia’s economy and quality of life through education and innovation. "After an extensive national search, the best candidate to lead NSCC into its next exciting chapter is Don Bureaux," says Michael Kontak, Chair, NSCC Board of...Read More >>

MCC Chancellor Mark James has appointed Joseph Seabrooks, Jr., Ph.D., as president of MCC-Penn Valley. Seabrooks has served as interim president of MCC-Penn Valley since December. He joined the five-campus college district in 2007 as president of MCC-Blue River. He has retained the MCC-Blue River presidency during his time as interim president of MCC-Penn...Read More >>

After an extensive national search, involving constituents within the greater St. Louis Community College district, the Board of Trustees, along with Trustee-Elect Hattie Jackson, is pleased to announce the selection of Myrtle E.B. Dorsey, Ph.D., as the next chancellor of St. Louis Community College, effective June 16, 2011. STLCC is fortunate to have attracted an...Read More >>

Moraine Park Technical College has named a North Carolina community college administrator with a Wisconsin background as its next president, replacing current President Gayle Hytrek in July. Sheila Ruhland, vice president of instruction at Rockingham Community College in Wentworth, N.C., is slated to have her appointment at Moraine Park officially approved next...Read More >>

Martha A. Smith has announced that she will retire as president of Anne Arundel Community College in August 2012. Smith, who began her tenure in 1994, has presided over explosive growth at the college, with double-digit enrollment increases the norm in recent years. The college added a new career center, a renovated student union, a center for applied learning and...Read More >>

Clovis Community College has a new president. The Board of Trustees at the college has named Dr. Becky Rowley as the next president for Clovis Community College. The decision was made at Wednesday's board meeting. Rowley will be the fourth president of the college since 1980. In February, Dr. John Neibling announced his retirement and the decision was made...Read More >>

Two new College of Lake County trustees will bring backgrounds in financial planning and law to the board. Lynda Paul, 46, of Gurnee and Jeanne Goshgarian, 63, of unincorporated Round Lake won the election, according to unofficial returns. Paul and Goshgarian each took about 26 percent of a total of 72,858 votes. Incumbent board member Philip Carrigan, 66,...Read More >>

Genesee Community College's Board of Trustees this evening voted unanimously to select Dr. James M. Sunser as Genesee's 4th president. Dr. Sunser's appointment is subject to approval by the State University of New York Board of Trustees. Dr. Sunser currently serves as Vice President for Continuing and Extended Learning at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse,...Read More >>

The Eastern Iowa Community College District (EICCD) Board of Trustees today appointed Dr. Donald Doucette as the district’s next chancellor. Dr. Doucette currently serves as Senior Vice President and Provost of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana. He will begin his duties with EICCD on July 1, replacing Dr. Pat Keir who is retiring. The appointment follows...Read More >>

Patricia Skinner’s parents never had access to the education they would have liked in their home country of Yugoslavia. But after immigrating to the United States, they knew enough to teach their children what was most important. “Neither my mom or dad had more than an eighth grade education,” said Skinner, a first-generation American and the president of...Read More >>

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education has appointed Paul C. Heaton, director of public relations at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, Mich., as director of the new CASE Center for Community College Advancement. The appointment is effective May 2. Heaton joins CASE after five years at NMC where he has been responsible for public...Read More >>

College of Central Florida President Charles "Chick" Dassance announced Tuesday that he will retire effective sometime this summer. Dassance made the announcement at the CF District Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, stating it's time to end his 15 years at the helm of the college. Community leaders said Tuesday that Dassance, 65, will be missed. Dassance...Read More >>

The Board of Trustees of South Piedmont Community College has announced the appointment of Dr. Stanley Sidor as its next president. This appointment is contingent upon State Board approval. Upon approval, Sidor will assume the duties of president on July 1. He comes to SPCC from Daytona State College in Daytona Beach, Fla. Sidor has served as provost of the...Read More >>

The Mott Community College Board of Trustees voted today to appoint Rafael Turner to replace Celia Turner, his mother, on the board. Celia Turner died Feb.27, nearly a month following a stroke. Of 20 candidates to replace her, four withdrew and 16 were interviewed Monday and Tuesday before the board chose Turner this afternoon. Using a point system, the...Read More >>

St. Louis Community College has found a new leader for its Meramec campus, nearly a year after its president resigned in the midst of a campus dispute. The system's board of trustees on Thursday selected George Wasson, the school's vice president for academic affairs, as the new president of the Meramec campus. His first official day will be July 1. Wasson...Read More >>

It’s official. Don A. Woodburn is the new president of Dodge City Community College. The college’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to hire Woodburn as president for two years and three months from April 1 of this year through June 30, 2013. Trustee Morris Reeves said Wednesday it’s good to have the position filled. “I think we’ve got...Read More >>

Thomas G. Coley, a longtime community college administrator in the Midwest, was named Thursday as the next chancellor of Ivy Tech Community College’s north-central region. He will begin the job June 1. Coley has served as president of Scott Community College in Bettendorf, Iowa, since 2005. Since 2008, he’s also served as vice chancellor for instruction for...Read More >>

Only five contenders remain in the running to be hired as the next president of Gadsden State Community College. The Gadsden State Presidential Search Committee chose five semi-finalists out of 12 possible applicants for the vacant president position Friday. More than 45 people from across the nation applied for the position before the committee whittled the...Read More >>

The Presidential Search Advisory Committee today named four finalist candidates for the Genesee Community College presidency. They are: (1) Brent E. Betit is currently executive vice president and provost of Landmark College in Vermont. He has held various positions at Landmark since 1995. He has also owned and managed his own businesses. Betit has a...Read More >>

The Tennessee Board of Regents has narrowed its list of candidates to be the next president of Pellissippi State Community College to 11 people, including one internal candidate and four current or former administrators of other Tennessee colleges. The list will be whittled down on March 30 to three to five candidates who will visit the campus the week of April 11...Read More >>

The search for the next president of the Washtenaw Community College is being reopened after the college’s board of trustees interviewed three candidates earlier this month, an official said today. Pam Horiszny, chair of the WCC Board of Trustees, said trustees simply felt they hadn’t yet found the right fit for the college. She said trustees wanted to insure...Read More >>

The Highland Community College Foundation Board of Directors has announced the appointment of James M. Berberet as Interim Executive Director. The announcement was made by Todd Weegens, Foundation Board President. Berberet takes over from Susan Atherton, who retired in January after 16 years as Executive Director. Click here to find out more! According to...Read More >>

Dodge City Community College hired a new foundation director during a special trustee meeting Monday. The college’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to hire Roger Proffitt to fill the foundation director’s position, which was created at the last trustee meeting. “I was very impressed with him. He raised about one million dollars for the hospital in...Read More >>

Five semifinalists have been named in the search for a new president to lead both Anoka-Ramsey Community and Anoka Technical College. All five candidates will be on Anoka-Ramsey’s campuses in Coon Rapids and Cambridge and Anoka Technical College campus for tours and open forums with students, community members, faculty and staff at various times next...Read More >>

Santa Rosa Junior College's search for a new president is down to three finalists, two from within the California community college system and the other from Hawaii. The school revealed the names of the candidates on its web site after conducting interviews with nine semi-finalists at an undisclosed location. Originally 22 people applied for the job. The...Read More >>

Making Genesee Community College's new Roz Steiner Art Gallery an integral part of both community and college life is the mission of Emily Pfeiffer. The Geneseo woman was recently named part-time manager of the Gallery, which will have its grand opening next month. The Gallery is adjacent to the Genesee Center for the Arts on GCC's Batavia campus, 1 College...Read More >>

The Austin Community College District has narrowed the search to three possible candidates to replace retiring President and CEO Stephen Kinslow. ACC launched a nationwide search last summer after Kinslow announced plans to step down after 34 years of service. The search was a collaborative process between a 25-member Presidential Search Advisory Committee;...Read More >>

After an extensive six month national search that included input from staff, campus organizations and community stakeholders, San Joaquin Delta College’s Board of Trustees select Dr. Jeff Marsee as its next Superintendent/President. The vote was unanimous. Dr. Marsee is currently the president of the College of the Redwoods in Eureka. He signed a three year...Read More >>

College of the Redwoods' Board of Trustees accepted CR President Jeff Marsee’s resignation on Tuesday, March 1 and appointed CR Vice President of Instruction Utpal Goswami as acting president. Both actions were unanimous 9-0 decisions by the trustees. Goswami, who has been CR's vice president of instruction since July 1, 2010, will assume his new duties as...Read More >>

Three candidates are in the running to replace President Larry Whitworth, who announced in September that he would be retiring after more than a decade in the office. Those candidates are Donald Doucette, Irene Kovala, and Vicki Martin. Doucette is senior vice president and provost of Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis, a statewide community college...Read More >>

Northwest Iowa Community College trustees voted unanimously Monday afternoon to name Alethea Stubbe the next president of the college, making her the first woman to hold the position. Stubbe was the lone candidate to replace Bill Giddings, who is retiring in May. Currently vice president of education and learning services as well as board secretary, Stubbe has...Read More >>

Dawne Spangler of Beverly has been named the new director of North Shore Community College’s (NSCC) Center for Teaching, Learning and Assessment (CTLA), a faculty resource center dedicated to supporting and promoting academic excellence and advancing teaching and learning. Spangler comes to NSCC from the American University of Antigua, where she was a founding...Read More >>

Two finalists have been named for the position of chancellor of Ivy Tech Community College’s north central region. They are: Thomas G. Coley, president of Scott Community College in Bettendorf, Iowa, and vice chancellor for instruction for the East Iowa Community College District. Joan L. Kindle, associate provost at Harper College in Palatine,...Read More >>

Kansas City Kansas Community College President Thomas Burke announced Tuesday at a college trustee meeting that he will retire this summer. Burke, who has led the college since 1992, is the longest-serving president of the community college. Before that Burke, 66, served as the college’s vice president. On Tuesday Burke said the timing was right to...Read More >>

A longtime employee of the Eastern Iowa Community College District is one of three finalists to lead the district as its new chancellor. The finalists are Don Doucette, senior vice president and provost of Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana; Ann Valentine, president of Minnesota State Community and Technical College; and Karen Vickers, president of Clinton...Read More >>

Lee Darnell has joined the staff at Edgecombe Community College as coordinator of emergency services and public safety. Darnell comes to ECC with a comprehensive background in emergency services. He holds an associate degree in emergency medical science from Catawba Valley Community College, a certificate in law enforcement training from Wilkes Community College,...Read More >>

The Contra Costa Community College District is accepting applications from East Contra Costa residents to fill a vacant seat on its governing board. The district is looking to appoint a trustee to replace Jess Reyes, who died last month because of pneumonia at age 81. Reyes represented Ward V, which includes Pittsburg, Antioch, Bay Point, Bethel Island,...Read More >>

The vacant Gadsden State Community College president’s position has drawn 42 applicants from across the United States, and more are possible. Friday was the postmark deadline for applications, but more may come in next week when the mail runs after Monday’s holiday, two-year college officials said. Applicants include former GSCC interim President Valerie...Read More >>

John House is the director of a new program at Edmonds Community College — Creating Access to Careers in Healthcare (CATCH) — which will train low-income adults in Snohomish County to fill critical jobs in health care. In October, the college received a $1.4 million federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for the first year of the CATCH...Read More >>

Chancellor Zelema Harris plans to retire from St. Louis Community College after four years at the helm. Harris’ retirement will be effective at the end of her current contract, June 30. “She has led St. Louis Community College through major challenges during a period of extraordinary growth for our institution, and has done an outstanding job in her...Read More >>

An expert in corporate training and workforce development has been named dean of Camden County College’s Division of Continuing Education. Sivaraman Anbarasan of Warren comes to CCC from Sussex County Community College in Newton. There he served as dean of continuing education and workforce development and also was an adjunct professor in the Department of...Read More >>

Felicito (Chito) Cajayon has been named Vice Chancellor for Economic and Workforce Development for the Los Angeles Community College District. As Vice Chancellor for Economic and Workforce Development, Cajayon will oversee efforts to develop and improve career and technical education programs for the 250,000 students served by the LACCD. He will seek to expand...Read More >>

After 30 years of service to the Coast Community College District, Chancellor Ding Jo Currie recently announced that she will retire June 30. Currie announced her retirement in a letter to faculty members Jan. 19, citing a personal change in priorities as her primary reason for leaving. “I believe in the divine plan. It was not a coincidence that our family...Read More >>

The search for the next president of Corning Community College has been narrowed down to three finalists. The selected candidate will replace CCC’s current president, Dr. Floyd “Bud” Amann, who will retire in June. The finalists, according to a news release from CCC spokeswoman Debbie Stayer-Kelly, are: • Dr. James Sunser, vice president of...Read More >>

Clatsop Community College has announced that Patricia Warren has been hired as the college’s director of college advancement. This position represents an investment by the college to build community partnerships and generate support that will help sustain and enhance CCC as a learning institution that meets the needs of Clatsop County...Read More >>

City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) Board of Trustees, under the leadership of CCC Chairman Martin Cabrera, Jr. approved the appointment of Debra Ann Gurney, RN, BSN, MS, EdD as Executive Director of Nursing Programs at today’s board meeting.“City Colleges is committed to preparing our students for careers in high growth fields such as healthcare, including the...Read More >>

President Obama has named Theresa Pouley to the Indian Law and Order Commission.Pouley teaches Indian Law at Edmonds Community College and is Chief Judge of the Tulalip Tribal Court. She was among three people to be appointed.“I am proud to appoint such impressive men and women to these important roles, and I am grateful they have agreed to lend their considerable...Read More >>

The Yuba Community College District will soon be looking for a new chancellor.Dr. Nicki Harrington announced Wednesday that she will retire at the end of the academic year, June 30, after more than 35 years of experience in higher education.“My tenure at YCCD has been quite rewarding and I will always look back at my years here with fond memories,” Dr. Harrington...Read More >>

John Schmaltz is serving as interim vice president for academic affairs at North Iowa Area Community College. Schmaltz was appointed to the position after Mark Johnson retired from NIACC at the end of December. Schmaltz, who taught government, American history and international relations at NIACC for 22 years and was appointed...Read More >>

Colorado Northwestern Community College has a new president, and it’s someone familiar to local residents. Russell George was named president Tuesday afternoon and will begin work Monday. George is a former state representative, serving Moffat, Garfield, Pitkin, and Rio Blanco counties from 1993 to 2000. He also has served in leadership roles at the...Read More >>

Pikes Peak Community College has begun its national search for a new president, Colorado Community College System President Nancy McCallin announced today.The CCCS office will collect applications, and they will then be reviewed by a search committee. Those who will serve on the search committee will be announced soon, a news release said. The system...Read More >>

HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, has named a community college president from Oregon as its new leader. Dr. John J. “Ski” Sygielski is slated to take over the leadership of HACC this summer.Sygielski, a native of Ohio, is currently president of Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC), a multi-campus community college based in the Portland, OR,...Read More >>

Southern Maine Community College President James Ortiz will retire at the end of July, the president of the Maine Community College System announced today.System President John Fitzsimmons praised Ortiz’s leadership of SMCC and his commitment to the college and its students since he took the job in February 2002.“Southern Maine Community College has thrived under...Read More >>

Chuck Philip has been appointed interim chancellor for Ivy Tech Community College-North Central. Philip currently serves as the region's vice chancellor of Academic Affairs, a position he has held since July 2008.Virginia Calvin retired from the chancellor position on December 31 after 10 years of service to the college. The search for a new regional chancellor will...Read More >>

Jefferson Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine M. Rizzo, Dexter, to the position of college development officer for the Jefferson Community College (JCC) Foundation. As executive director of the JCC Foundation, Ms. Rizzo will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategic advancement objectives for the College...Read More >>

At the regular meeting of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) Board of Trustees this week, the Board made a unanimous decision to name Dr. Mary S. Graham as the 12th president to lead the college effective July 1, 2011. After serving as president since 1998, Dr. Willis H. Lott had announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2011. The Presidential...Read More >>

Lane Glenn has been selected as the next president of Northern Essex Community College. By a 5 to 4 vote, college trustees yesterday chose the school's academic affairs vice president, Lane Glenn, to succeed David Hartleb as president. If Glenn receives the approval of the Board of Higher Education at its Feb. 1 meeting, he will take charge of the college that...Read More >>

Bill Garrett will serve another term as president of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District board, making him the longest-serving president in the district’s history. Trustees opted to give Garrett the board’s top post again after it swore in two new members — Edwin Heil and Debbie Justeson. The upcoming term will be Garrett’s fourth as the...Read More >>

The Brunswick Community College Board of Trustees appointed G. Frank Sells as interim president to replace outgoing President Stephen Greiner at a special meeting Tuesday morning. The decision to appoint the former Surry Community College president comes after Greiner announced he will be leaving to take a position as president of Hazard Community and Technical...Read More >>

The Napa Valley College Board of Trustees elected Brenda Knight of American Canyon as president for 2011. A community activist and motivational speaker, Knight was re-elected to the board in November. She was first appointed to the board in 2007. Michael Baldini was elected vice president and Bruce Ketron was elected clerk; both were also re-elected to the board...Read More >>

The Monroe Community College Board of Trustees has appointed Todd M. Oldham vice president for Economic Development and Innovative Workforce Services. Currently associate vice president of Corporate & Continuing Education at Clark College in Washington state, Oldham will assume his role at MCC in the spring. As head of MCC’s newly created division, Oldham...Read More >>

Constance Carroll, chancellor of the San Diego Community College District, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the National Council on the Humanities. The council serves as an advisory panel to the National Endowment for the Humanities, a grant-making arm of government with a $160 million budget. “I am very honored to be have been...Read More >>

Janet Rogers has steadily risen through the ranks at Columbus State Community College, but her heart has always been with helping students achieve their dreams. Yesterday, Columbus State announced that she will become the school's new student-affairs leader on Jan. 1. "To be quite honest, this is the pinnacle of career success for me," said Rogers, who is the...Read More >>

The Edmonds Community College Board of Trustees has named Jean Hernandez president of Edmonds Community College. Hernandez will begin work January 1, 2011. “I am extremely pleased to announce Dr. Hernandez’s selection as Edmonds Community College’s next president," said Board of Trustees chair Emily Yim. "Her breadth of experience and long-standing...Read More >>

The search has begun for the third president of St. Charles Community College in its soon-to-be 25-year history. And the man that new president will replace says the search should turn up some top-notch candidates. According to a "draft time line" and memorandum posted last week on the college's website, the Board of Trustees hopes to announce the next...Read More >>

Owens Community College has named Dr. Renay Scott as the academic institution’s new Executive Vice President and Provost. Scott has been serving as the College’s Interim Executive Vice President and Provost since January of this year. Her responsibilities include overseeing the areas of Student Services, Academic Services and Workforce and Community Services....Read More >>

After eight years of exemplary service and major accomplishments, Dr. Jan Brobst, the second chancellor of South Louisiana Community College, informed the Louisiana Community and Technical College System Board of Supervisors today of her intent to retire from the college on December 31, 2010. "After considerable thought and discussion with family, I would like to...Read More >>

At the end of last spring semester, DiRionne Pollard left her position as president of Las Positas College to pursue the position of president and CEO of Montgomery College in Maryland. In pursuit of finding LPC's next president, the LPC presidential search and screening committee launched a website with details about LPC, a profile of the president's position,...Read More >>

The search has begun for a new president of South Mountain Community College in south Phoenix. Maricopa Community Colleges officials say they have created a 32-member search committee comprised largely of college officials and four community members to oversee the search. They also hired a consultant, Marti Cizek of Phoenix-based Cizek Associates, to assist with...Read More >>

Jefferson Davis Community College President Dr. Susan McBride, who has led the school through state budget troubles, campus renovations and a re-accreditation process, will retire from the school after 11 years. McBride and her husband, Reid, plan to move closer to family in Arizona. “Brewton is a wonderful community,” she said. “We would not consider...Read More >>

Henderson residents will have a chance to meet and question four finalists for the position of president of Henderson Community College on Wednesday from 8:10 a.m. to noon at the Fine Arts Center. Current HCC President Patrick Lake, 63, will be stepping down in December after 25 years as leader of The Hill. But he will be spending the next two years assisting...Read More >>

Lower Columbia College trustees will conduct a nationwide search to find a president who can continue to meet the demands of local students and the community during challenging budgetary times, Board Chair Heidi Heywood announced at Wednesday's monthly trustee meeting. Dr. Jim McLaughlin, president at the college since 1997, announced this week that he plans to...Read More >>

The Governing Board of the Peralta Community College District has announced the selection of three finalists for the position of chancellor of the district. After interviewing ten applicants for the position, a 12-member Chancellor’s Selection Committee chose three people: Dr. Lawrence M. Cox, Provost/CEO of Compton College (California); Dr. Edna B. Chun, Vice...Read More >>

A New Rochelle resident and member of the Westchester Community College Board of Trustees has been named to the board of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). Dr. LeRoy Mitchell will now hold the Northeast Regional seat on the ACCT Board. The 26-member ACCT Board consists of 15 directors elected regionally, nine directors-at-large elected by the...Read More >>

Bristol Community College President Jack Sbrega will be honored next week as the Fall River Area Chamber of Commerce’s outstanding citizen of the year. Sbrega, who has led the college for a decade, during which it has had a 71-percent jump in enrollment, said receiving the honor is “really a humbling experience.” He’s the 44th person to receive the award,...Read More >>

Gary Poertner, the South Orange County Community College District deputy chancellor for administrative and business services, has been appointed chancellor for the district. Poertner, voted in Monday night by the district board of trustees, will oversee some 43,000 students at Saddleback College, Irvine Valley College and the district's newest campus, the Advanced...Read More >>

Hawkeye Community College temporarily has a new vice president of academic affairs after Linda Allen was elevated to interim president in August. David Schachtsiek, a retired college and university administrator, stepped into the position on an interim basis Oct. 15. He was introduced to the HCC board of trustees Tuesday. The board appointed Allen interim president...Read More >>

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) over the weekend elected Roberto Uranga, a Long Beach Community College Trustee, as its Chair for the next calendar year. Uranga is the first Latino to serve as Chair of the organization that oversees over 1,200 community colleges nationwide. “I'm extremely proud to have received this honor from an...Read More >>

Irene Lowe and Anthony Antonio are two of more than 400 armed forces veterans attending Chandler-Gilbert Community College this fall. CGCC has responded to the increasing number of veterans returning to school by hiring LaMar Chapman, a Veterans Services coordinator, who will assist student veterans as they transition to college. "CGCC's goal is to provide a...Read More >>

Washtenaw Community College President Larry Whitworth is expected to submit his resignation at Tuesday's Board of Trustees meeting, ending a 12-year career leading the growing college. "The whole idea of submitting my letter (Tuesday) is to let the board start the process of hiring a search firm and finding the next president," Whitworth said. "I've been talking...Read More >>

Dr. Donald W. Cameron announced Thursday that he will retire as president of Guilford Technical Community College effective July 1, 2011. Cameron made the announcement at GTCC's Board of Trustees monthly meeting. He was named president of the college Feb. 14, 1991, after having served as interim president for seven months. At his retirement, Cameron will have...Read More >>

Ivy Tech Community College has chosen a community college executive from Florida with a background in chemistry and divinity as its new chancellor for the Central Indiana region. B. Kaye Walter, executive vice president and chief learning officer at Valencia Community College in Orlando, Fla., will oversee Ivy Tech's expanding enrollment and ambitious campus...Read More >>

After 6 years on the job at Umpqua Community College, the school’s President Dr. Blaine Nisson will retire by the end of the year. Dr. Nisson made the announcement Tuesday night, October 5th, 2010, after a special College Board of Director meeting. Nisson’s retirement will be effective on December 1st, 2010. Nisson says he’s retiring to spend more time with...Read More >>

The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest statewide business association, has named Dr. Cynthia Bioteau as the 2010 Athena and will officially present the award November 16 at the 34th Annual American Express Women & Business Conference and Wells Fargo Women’s Financial Services Athena Award luncheon. “Dr. Bioteau embodies the spirit of the Athena,” said Lane...Read More >>

College of Marin Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that David Wain Coon, Ed.D. has been appointed to serve as the college’s new Superintendent/President, replacing former Superintendent/President Frances L. White, Ph.D., who recently retired. “College of Marin's Board of Trustees is very excited in appointing our new visionary Superintendent/President...Read More >>

Missouri Valley College President Dr. Bonnie Humphrey has announced Karen Chevalier will serve as MVC's director of security. Chevalier will oversee all aspects of campus security, and work with local law enforcement officials to ensure the safety of the MVC community. "Karen is a great asset to our security department," said Heath Morgan, dean of students. "I truly...Read More >>

Community College of Philadelphia welcomes David E. Thomas as the new dean of the Division of Adult and Community Education (DACE) and Joan L. Bush as the new dean of the Division of Educational Support Services. Thomas previously was the director of Student and School Support Services at the Philadelphia office of Victory Schools Inc., an educational management...Read More >>

Marsha M. Ray brings 20 years of fundraising experience to Community College of Philadelphia starting today as the new vice president for Institutional Advancement and executive director of the College’s Foundation. As vice president for Institutional Advancement, Ray will be both strategically and operationally responsible for all fundraising for the College,...Read More >>

A veteran college administrator from central Pennsylvania will be Napa Valley College’s new president. Edna Baehre was unanimously selected for the post by the NVC board of trustees. Baehre leads Harrisburg Area Community College in Harrisburg, Pa., where she became president in 1997. The decision to hire her came on the heels of a months-long, international...Read More >>

Middlesex Community College (MxCC) has appointed Dr. Lillian Ortiz as Interim Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs. Before coming to MxCC, Dr. Ortiz was Dean of Institutional Development and Community Engagement at Manchester Community College (MCC), Connecticut's largest community college, where she served for twelve years. Dr. Ortiz brings over a...Read More >>

Middlesex Community College's (MxCC) newly appointed Dean of Students, Dr. Adrienne Maslin, will take on the role of Interim Dean of Academic Affairs for the 2010-2011 scholastic year. Prior to her April appointment as Dean of Students, Dr. Maslin had been Associate Dean of Learning and Student Development for the past eleven years. In this capacity Dr. Maslin...Read More >>

Missy Holston has returned to Pearl River Community College, this time as a member of the institution's governing body. Holston attended her first meeting of the PRCC Board of Trustees after being appointed to the position last week by the Pearl River County Board of Supervisors. The principal of Pearl River Central Upper Elementary School in Carriere, Holston...Read More >>

Shirley Fuller of Rockingham has been appointed to the Richmond Community College Board of Trustees by the Richmond County Commissioners. She has been in education for 41 years, serving 15 years as a principal. She also served on the Rockingham City Council. Fuller earned her bachelor's degree in education from Winston-Salem State University and two master's...Read More >>

Mike Logan has been named dean of information technology at Western Iowa Tech Community College. He performs the function of chief information officer and is responsible for managing the college team that provides technology and information services to all college students and employees. For the past seven years, Logan was executive director, technology and...Read More >>

O’dell Owens knows he’s an unconventional choice as the new president of Cincinnati State Technical & Community College. After Cincinnati State trustees officially selected him Wednesday afternoon, he was ready to try and prove he’s the right choice. “I know what some people are going to say,” said the North Avondale resident, who will resign as...Read More >>

Lee J. Marchant has been named to the chairman of the board at Ivy Tech Community College. Marchant (Bloomington) serves as president and CEO of LJM Enterprises, Inc. He was appointed to the board by Governor Mitch Daniels in 2005 and reappointed in 2008. Marchant is a past Ivy Tech Foundation chairman. It is believed that this is the first time in Indiana higher...Read More >>

Dale Chapman, who retired as president of Lewis and Clark Community College in May, will return to the post on Monday. The college's board of trustees approved Chapman's reappointment in a 5-0 vote Tuesday night. Chapman had retired effective May 31 and said at the time he needed to access his state retirement fund to resolve serious financial matters. He...Read More >>

Dr. Freida Hill, chancellor of the Alabama Community College System, recommended and the Alabama State Board of Education approved Dr. Reginald Sykes as president of Alabama Southern Community College in Monroeville. Dr. William O. Blow has served as interim president of Alabama Southern since July of 2009. Hill noted that Sykes comes highly recommended to the...Read More >>

The Board of Governors of Assiniboine Community College is pleased to announce that Mr. Mark Frison, President and Chief Executive Officer of Great Plains College in Swift Current, SK, has accepted the position of president. Frison will take over effective August 30, 2010. The Board of Governors voted in favour of the Selection Committee’s recommendation at the...Read More >>

SUNY Rockland Community College has appointed Susan Deer, Ph.D., to the position of Vice President of Academic Affairs. Dr. Deer of White Plains is responsible for providing overall leadership to the Academic Affairs division, implementation and management of educational policy, curriculum development, academic scheduling and programming, academic program review,...Read More >>

The Board of Trustees of Cloud County Community College extended an offer to Dr. Danette Toone to become the institution's sixth president. The board voted unanimously to hire Dr. Toone, offering her a two-year contract beginning on July 1, 2010. Dr. Toone joined Tuesday's meeting via phone to express her excitement at being hired as the first female president in...Read More >>

An Indiana man who serves as the vice chancellor of enrollment management and student services at Purdue University North Central in Westville, Ind., has been appointed president of Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor. Lawrence Barrett was unanimously approved for the position Wednesday during a meeting of the Maine Community College System board of trustees...Read More >>

John Sommer has been named Hudson County Community College’s (HCCC) new Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance, replacing Frank Crosby, who recently retired. Sommer is a certified public accountant who has been CFO, COO and Vice President of Hackettstown’s Centenary College. Prior to his work in the higher-education sector, Sommer worked at...Read More >>

Sierra College President Leo Chavez has announced his resignation. Effective June 30, 2011, Chavez will step down as president of the community college, where he’s led as president for four years. In a letter to the entire college staff, Chavez wrote that there is nothing negative about his decision to retire. “I wish I could give you a simple reason for...Read More >>

The St. Johns River Community College district board of trustees recently appointed Mary Anne Laney as the dean of nursing. She brings to the college more than 20 years of experience in health care administration and 12 years in hands-on nursing care. Prior to her new appointment, Laney worked as the program chair for the nursing and health careers at York...Read More >>

University of Arkansas System President Dr. B. Alan Sugg has appointed Dr. Larry D. Davis as the next chancellor of the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM). The current vice chancellor for academic affairs at Arkansas State University-Newport, Davis will succeed Nathan Crook, who retired June 30 after 25 years as chancellor. Davis has...Read More >>

Tamela Crickenberger has joined Central Virginia Community College’s Distance Education Center as the Instructional Designer and Blackboard Administrator. Crickenberger is a graduate of Liberty University and has an M.S. in Instructional Design from Capella University. Prior to coming to CVCC, she worked for Piedmont Virginia Community College for three years...Read More >>

Genesee Community College is pleased to announce that Kathryn Seweryniak of Batavia, NY has been named director of Veterinary Technology. Kathryn brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in animal and biomedical science to the College's new academic program. Kathryn comes to Genesee from a successful nine year tenure at the University of Rochester as a...Read More >>

Dominick Launi has been appointed Director of the CVCC Culinary Arts program. A graduate of Florida International University with a degree in Hospitality Management, Dominick has been in the food service industry since 1980. He owned his own restaurant and catering business in Maryland for eight years and later worked for 22 years with Sysco Foodservices as a sales...Read More >>

Hudson County Community College President Dr. Glen Gabert announced that Frank Mercado has been named Vice President for College Operations at the College. “We are very proud to announce this appointment. Frank Mercado has worked closely with the College’s Board of Trustees and the administration in the recent developments of our Journal Square and North...Read More >>

Prince George’s Community College announces Mr. Malverse A. Nicholson, Jr. and Dr. Scheherazade Forman as its newest deans of College Life Services and Student Development Services, respectively. Malverse A. Nicholson, Jr., has been named dean of College Life Services. Nicholson has over 13 years experience in student services serving in various capacities at...Read More >>
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