Louisiana System Unanimously Names Chancellors for SLCC and LDCC


At a special meeting, The Louisiana Community and Technical College Systems Board of Supervisors unanimously selected Dr. Vincent June and Dr. Scott Rule to serve as Chancellors of South Louisiana Community College and Louisiana Delta Community College.

Before serving as Interim Chancellor of SLCC since early 2020, Dr. June had worked with the College as its Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs. Dr. Rule currently serves as the President of West Georgia Technical College in Carrollton, GA. The selected candidates were part of groups of 4 and 5 finalists for each college, and participated in open public forums that engaged students, employees, and the public on these critical decisions.

The other finalists for SLCC were Dr. Mickey D. Best, former Campus President of New Mexico State University-Grants in Grants, NM; Dr. Heather Bigard, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Lake-Sumter State College, FL; and Dr. Adrian Douglas, former President of Cloud County Community College, KS. The other finalists for LDCC were Dr. Mordecai Brownlee, Vice President for Student Success at St. Philip’s College, TX; Dr. Randall Esters, President of North Arkansas College, AR; Dr. Wendi Palermo, Executive Director of Nursing and Healthcare Initiatives at LCTCS, LA; and Dr. Heather Poole, Executive Vice Chancellor for Student Services and Enrollment Management at Central Louisiana Technical Community College, LA.

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VC Board of Trustees names Kent as sole finalist in presidential search


Victoria College’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted Tuesday at a special meeting to name Dr. Jennifer Kent as the sole finalist in the search for the next president of Victoria College.

Kent, who currently serves as senior vice president of Ranger College, was one of four finalists who came to Victoria last week to participate in open public forums. The other finalists were Dr. James Dire, chancellor of Methodist College in Peoria, Ill.; Dr. Mickey D. Best, campus president of New Mexico State University-Grants in Grants, N.M.; and Dr. Robert Exley, president of Snead State Community College in Boaz, Ala.

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Iowa Western board taps group for president search


Iowa Western Community College will ask the Association of Community College Trustees to handle its search for a new president, the college’s board of trustees decided Monday, January 13, 2020.

Current President Dan Kinney plans to retire on Aug. 31, the college announced on Jan. 6.


The ACCT, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing services to two-year public colleges, has a department, ACCT Searches, that does executive searches for member schools. It submitted a proposal to the board on how it would manage the process.


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