Newsmakers

Newsmakers

CEO on the move Tim Taylor is now president of Shawnee Community College in Illinois. Most recently, he served at Oakland Community College (OCC) in Michigan as campus president, with progressive responsibilities as chief operating…




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Interim CEO Gregg Bennett is now interim president of Gadsden State Community College in Alabama. He previously was center director for the Alabama Technology Network (ATN) located at Gadsden State, and has more than 35…


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CEO retirements Ray Brooks, president of Piedmont Technical College (PTC) in South Carolina since 2008, has announced plans to retire, effective January 4, 2021. The college’s second president in 50 years, Brooks has led the…


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CEO retirement Sanford “Sandy” Shugart, president of Valencia College in Florida since 2000, announced this week that he will retire from the college in June 2021. Under Shugart’s leadership, the Orlando college was the first…


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Interim CEO Cynthia Anthony will serve as interim president of Lawson State Community College in Alabama, effective September 1. She has 30 years of higher education experience, most recently serving as interim vice chancellor for…


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New CEOs Eric Bishop is the new superintendent/president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He previously served at Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga, California, as associate superintendent of student services and legislative engagement. During…


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New CEO Howard J. Spearman will be the eighth president of Rock Valley College in Rockford, Illinois, effective September 1. He previously served at the college in several leadership roles from 2011 to 2019, including…


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New presidents Michael Geoghegan will become the fifth president of Eastern Gateway Community College, which has campuses in Youngstown and Steubenville, Ohio. He has served in a dual role as interim president and chief financial…