WVNCC | West Virginia Northern Community College
West Virginia Northern Community College Board of Governors invites applications and nominations for the position of President. The position is the chief executive officer of the College and is responsible to the West Virginia Northern Community College Board of Governors for the total organization, administration, and development of the College. The President is the official channel to the board for all policy, program, and budget recommendations.
The following tentative timeline was developed to keep candidates, employees and community leaders informed of the various phases of the search process.
Position Announcement made available to the public and internal College community June 24, 2014
Deadline for submission of application packet August 8, 2014
Priliminary review of application packets by Human Resources Office Began August 8, 2014
Review of qualified applicant application packets by the search committee members Began August 19, 2014
Search Committee will meet to discuss results of individual reviews Week of September 1
Search Committee conducting 1st phone interviews Week of September 22
Review results of 1st phone interviews Week of September 29
Search Committee met to discuss results from 1st phone interviews October 7
Search Committee conducting 2nd interviews Week of October 13
Search Committee met to discuss results from 2nd interviews October 24
Search Committee selected the top four candidates October 24
Background checks and reference checks are being conducted Week of November 27 through present
Announcement will be made regarding top three candidates after background checks and reference checks are completed.
Announcement made of top three candidates November 11
The presidential search committee is excited to release the names of the top three candidates for the new presidency of West Virginia Northern Community College. The three finalists are Dr. John Crooks, associate provost of Lorain County Community College in Elyria, Ohio; Dr. Catherine Gatewood-Keim, vice president of academic affiars of Bay College, Escanaba, Michigan; and Dr. Vicki Riley, vice president of academic affairs of West Virginia Northern Community College, Wheeling, West Virginia.
The three candidates will be on campus the week of November 17, 2014, to meet with the search committee members, Board of Governors, administrators, Community and Technical College Council members, faculty, staff, alumni, students, and community members. A visit schedule is posted below along with additional candidate information.
All constituency groups indicated above have an opportunity to visit with the candidates and provide written feedback which will be shared with the search committee and Board of Governors members.
Recommendation and selection
Search Committee to meet and discuss top three candidates November 21, 2014
Any questions may be emailed to Peggy Carmichael, Chief Human Resources Officer at email@example.com.