Corning Community College names three finalists in presidential search

Steuben Courier February 2, 2011
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 continuing and extended learning at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, where he has worked for 22 years. He holds a doctorate of education from the University of Rochester. He resides with his wife in Clay.

• Dr. Stephanie Shanblatt, provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at Lansing Community College in East Lansing, Mich. She holds a doctrorate in biochemistry from the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine. She has been at Lansing CC for 12 years, and resides with her husband in East Lansing.

• Dr. Kate Douglas, vice president of academic affairs at Sussex County Community College in Newton, N.J., where she has worked for three years. She holds a doctorate in education from the University of Massachusetts. Douglas resides with her husband in Sparta, N.J.
Amann announced his retirement in March 2010, and a national search began almost immediately, conducted by a 19-member search committee.
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