Newsmakers

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Kudos Frederick Keating, president of Rowan College at Gloucester County (New Jersey), is among this year’s recipients of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction. The honor is presented each…



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Kudos Annette Parker, president of South Central College in Minnesota, has been named by the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of Mankato as a 2019 Women of Distinction Honoree. The award recognizes women in the…


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Interim CEO Ronald Gerhard will be interim chancellor of the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District in California, effective Jan. 22. He currently is the district’s vice chancellor of business services. Gerhard has served in multiple…


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Retirements Linda Allen, who has served as president of Hawkeye Community College (Iowa) since 2011, plans to retire on June 30. A highlight of her tenure has been the expansion of high school career programs developed…


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New CEOs Jason Warren will serve as president of Henderson Community College in Kentucky, effective Feb. 1. He is currently chief student affairs officer at Hopkinsville Community College (Kentucky). He also served as chief institutional…


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New CEOs Koffi Akakpo will serve as president of Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Kentucky, effective February 1. Currently, he is vice president for business, administrative and student services at North Central State College in…


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CEO on the move Amanda K. Lee has been selected as the new president of Bladen Community College in North Carolina, effective February 1. Most recently, Lee was chief of staff and vice president of…


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New CEOs Scott Alsobrooks has been named president of East Mississippi Community College, effective in January. He is currently vice president of economic and community development at Pearl River Community College (PRCC) in Mississippi, a…


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Obituary Jerry Parker, former president of Delaware County Community College in Pennsylvania, died November 20 of cancer at age 71. Parker served at the college for 40 years, including 14 years as president, before retiring…