Regents to consider new president for Jackson State CC

Published 9:38 am Thursday, May 28, 2020

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NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Board of Regents has called a special meeting to discuss the appointment of a new president for Jackson State Community College.
The board that oversees Tennessee’s community colleges and applied technology colleges said in a news release that the online meeting is scheduled for Tuesday. The board will receive Chancellor Flora W. Tydings’ recommendation for the next president of Jackson State Community College.
The next president will succeed Allana Hamilton, who has joined the Board of Regents.
The candidates are Jeff Jochems, president and vice chancellor of Ozarks Technical Community College’s Richwood Valley Campus in Nixa, Mo.; Paige M. Niehaus, provost for strategic initiatives and executive director for the Design Center at the Wayne County Community College District in Detroit; and George Pimentel, vice president of academic affairs at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tenn.
The virtual meeting will be streamed live and archived on the board’s website.

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