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Hear the Richland College Presidential Finalists in Open Forums - March/April 2012

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For immediate release — March 29, 2012

(DALLAS) — Three finalists have been announced in the search for president of Richland College. They are: Dr. Kathryn (Kay) Eggleston, Dr. Rodney Ellis and Dr. Stuart Savin. The three candidates will visit the Richland College campus for a day to tour the facilities, meet with a variety of groups and participate in a forum so that they can share their thoughts and ideas with faculty, staff, students and community members.

Everyone is invited to attend those forums, which are scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. in the RLC performance hall on Thursday, March 29, with Ellis and Wednesday, April 4, with Savin. Eggleston's forum was held on Wednesday, March 28.

Eggleston, who earned her doctorate in management and administrative sciences from the University of Texas at Dallas, has served as Richland's interim president; executive vice president and chief operating officer; vice president for institutional effectiveness and economic development; and vice president for community development. She also has held the positions of dean, executive dean, and health and legal studies instructor at El Centro College.

Ellis earned his doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Georgia. He has served as executive vice president, vice president of information technology, planning and development, and director of institutional development at Atlanta (Ga.) Technical College. He also held the position of institutional effectiveness specialist for the Technical College System of Georgia.

Savin earned his doctorate in education/community college leadership from Oregon State University. His service includes campus vice president at Harrisburg Area Community Colleges (Penn.); president of Cuyamaca College (Calif.); dean at Portland Community College (Ore.); dean at South Seattle Community College (Wash.) and faculty/department head at Rockland Community College (N.Y.).

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Press contact: Ann Hatch