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Baptist Health chief compliance officer Don Riggs to retire, Marea Aspillaga named replacement

Donald R. “Don” Riggs, chief compliance officer for Baptist Health, has announced he will retire at the end of the year after 27 years with the health system. For the past six years, the 58-year-old has headed the health system’s Compliance team, which he helped form in 2013. The Compliance team is responsible for ensuring that the system’s hospitals, medical group and affiliated organizations...

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...

Georgetown College’s President M. Dwaine Greene to retire at the end of the academic year in 2019

Dr. Michael Dwaine Greene, president of Georgetown College, announced Thursday that he will be stepping away from his presidency at the close of the 2018-19 academic year. Greene declined the wish of the College’s Board of Trustees to extend his contract, citing a desire to relocate closer to his family. Greene wrote in his letter to the College’s staff: “With every good wish for Georgetown...

Dr. Augusta Julian to retire as president of Bluegrass Community & Technical College on December 31

Bluegrass Community & Technical College president, Dr. Augusta Julian, has announced she will retire Dec. 31, 2018. Dr. Julian began her career in two-year college education 44 years ago. During this time, she taught adult education, held numerous administrative roles and, for the past 17 years, served as a community college president. She has spent the last 11 of those years at BCTC.   Under...

Rep. Jody Richards, 80, former House Speaker, is among those who are retiring from legislature

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today A large number of Kentucky lawmakers are not seeking re-election this year, so barring a special session on tax reform or other issues, Saturday was the last day they convened in their chambers on the third floor of the State Capitol.   Among them was Rep. Jody Richards, D-Bowling Green, a member of the House since 1976, who also served as Speaker from 1995-2008. 
He...