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Kentucky Community and Technical College System president Dr. Jay Box announces retirement

Dr. Jay Box, president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), announced his retirement Friday during the KCTCS Board of Regents meeting. Box will leave the system at the end of the fiscal year, which is June 30, 2020. Box was named the second president of KCTCS on Nov. 19, 2014. He is a community college graduate and has more than 30 years of experience in community college...

Transylvania opens national search, seeks experienced candidates for university’s 27th president

Transylvania University has opened a national search for its 27th president. Information on the application process and a full position profile are available on the Transylvania presidential search website at presidentsearch.transy.edu. To help identify candidates, Transylvania’s Presidential Search Committee is partnering with Isaacson, Miller of Boston. In developing the position profile, the firm...

Presidential search committee formed at Centre College to find successor for retiring John Roush

A 17-member committee composed of faculty, staff and trustees has been formed by the Centre College Board of Trustees to conduct a national search for a successor for President John Roush, who recently announced he will retire on June 30, 2020. In selecting members, the Board sought a group “that was diverse and representative of the breadth of viewpoints that are an inherent part of a place like...

Council on Postsecondary Education unanimously selects Dr. Aaron Thompson as president

Following a national search, the Council on Postsecondary Education unanimously selected Dr. Aaron Thompson as its fourth president. Thompson, who presently serves as the Council’s executive vice president and chief academic officer, will transition to his new responsibilities Nov. 1. Thompson will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Robert L. King, who served as president for nearly 10...