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KCTCS Board of Regents postpones presidential search due to pandemic; Box delays retirement

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents is delaying the search for a new system president. The work to prepare for the search has been postponed with the goal of posting the job at the end of August and having a new president announced in January 2021. Dr. Jay Box Additionally, KCTCS President Jay K. Box approached the board chair about...

KCTCS selects Gold Hill Associates to lead search for replacement for retiring President Jay K. Box

Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Board of Regents Chair Gail Henson has announced the selection of Gold Hill Associates to lead the search for a new KCTCS president. Current KCTCS President Jay K. Box will retire June 30. Gold Hill Associates is dedicated solely to community college executive searches. The company has assisted more than 100 community colleges in searches for...

KCTCS president attends first American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting at White House

Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Jay K. Box attended the first meeting of the American Workforce Advisory Policy Board Wednesday at the White House. Box is one of 25 members appointed to the board by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. The board is developing the best ways to advance a national workforce strategy and is co-chaired by Secretary Ross and Advisor to...

KCTCS summer enrollment numbers trending higher year-over-year; new ‘express enrollment’ offered

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System’s (KCTCS) summer enrollment numbers are higher than they were last year at this point and are on pace to surpass 2015 total summer enrollment. Systemwide enrollment is up 2 percent, with some colleges showing increases from 2– 25 percent. Three colleges – Maysville Community and Technical College, Ashland Community and Technical College and...