Presidential Search Finalists Announced
Posted on April 15, 2013
The State Board for Community Colleges has certified finalists for the position of president at John Tyler Community College. Finalists are:
Dr. Edward Raspiller is currently president of the Brazos County Campuses at Blinn College in Bryan, Texas, a position he has held since 2010. He was previously at Old Dominion University in Norfolk where he was a department chair in educational foundations and leadership from 2009-2010 and was graduate program director of the Community College Leadership Program from 2006-2010. Prior to that he was interim president at Waukesha County Technical College in Wisconsin in 2006 and also vice president of Learning Innovations there from 2003-2006. He also served as dean of technical and workforce education at Blinn College and held positions at Texas State Technical College, Southeastern Community College in Burlington, Iowa, and Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. He holds a doctorate and a master’s degree from Northern Illinois University as well as a bachelor’s degree from Governors State University and an associate’s degree from the College of DuPage.
Dr. William Stoy is currently serving as special assistant to the president at Middle Georgia State College in Macon, Georgia, a new university created in January 2013 with the merger of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College. He was previously president at Middle Georgia College from 2008-2013. Prior to that he was vice president for academic affairs, dean of the faculty and professor of biology at Gainesville State College in Gainesville, Georgia from 1999-2008. He served as chair of the science and mathematics division and as associate professor of biology at Darton College in Albany, Georgia, from 1989 to 1999, and also taught at Bismarck State College from 1978-1989. He has a doctorate from North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota; a master’s degree from Miami University; a bachelor’s degree from Thomas More College in Covington, Kentucky; and an associate’s degree from Bismarck Junior College.
Dr. Cheryl Thompson-Stacy is currently president at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown and Warrenton, a position she has held since 2009. Prior to that appointment she was president at Eastern Shore Community College in Melfa, Virginia, from 2006 to 2009. Previously she served as vice president for academic and student affairs at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College from 2002-2005 and as college dean for academic and student affairs at Mississippi Gulf Coast from 1997-2001. She has also held administrative and faculty positions in business and technology at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland and at Jefferson Community College in Steubenville, Ohio; and served as director of academic and student affairs at Kent State University, Geauga Campus, in Burton, Ohio. She has a doctorate from the University of Sarasota (now Argosy University), in Sarasota, Florida and an MBA, a master’s of educational administration, and a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.
Candidates will attend college interviews at the College; VCCS Chancellor Glenn DuBois hopes to make the appointments in May.
Read the full VCCS press release.
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