The Iowa Central Community College Board of Directors announced its new president last night. Dan Kinney will assume the role of President effective July First. He has been serving as the Vice President for Student Services at Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff.
Kinney will be paid an annual salary of $150,000. Kinney will take over the job held by Robert Paxton who resigned last August after a controversial photograph appeared in the Des Moines Register. Thirty-five people applied for the job of Iowa Central president.
The Iowa Central board narrowed down the list of candidates to four with interviews held in late March and early April. Iowa Central maintains campuses in Fort Dodge, Storm Lake and Webster City.