The president of Iowa Central Community College resigned last year after photos appeared of him partying with young people on a boat. Now, the finalists to replace Bob Paxton as president have been announced.
The finalists include Robert Huddleston, a regents professor and past president of Dixie State College in St. George, Utah; Lenny Klaver, the vice-chancellor of University Relations at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and Daniel Kinney, the vice president for student services at Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.
Also, Marlene McComas, the vice president of instruction at Iowa Central in Fort Dodge and J.D. Rottweiler, the executive vice president for academic services at Central Wyoming Community College in Riverton, Wyoming. A total of 35 people applied for the presidency at Iowa Central.
The candidates will visit the Fort Dodge, Webster City and Storm Lake campuses of Iowa Central next month and in April. They will also be interviewed by the board of trustees. The goal is to have the new president in place by July 1st.