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MAC Conducts Forum to Introduce Presidential Candidates

Mineral Area College will conduct four separate forums to introduce candidates for the position of College President. The forums are open to the public. Students, employees, and community members are encouraged to attend. 

The sessions will be conducted on the Park Hills campus in Rice Lecture Hall in the Arts and Sciences Building beginning at 2:00 p.m. on the following scheduled dates.

  • On February 11, the community will have the opportunity to meet Dr. Joe Gilgour who currently serves as Dean of Student and Academic Support Services at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO. A Missouri resident, Dr. Gilgour has 14 years of community college experience.
  • Tim Taylor will be introduced on February 13. Dr. Taylor has an extensive amount of leadership experience in higher education, serving most recently as the President of Oakland Community College in Michigan.
  • On February 15, Dr. Amber Henry will present. Dr. Henry currently serves dual roles as the Associate Vice President for Extended Learning and as a Professor of Education at Missouri Baptist University.
  • The final candidate will be introduced on February 20. Dr. Thomas Mills currently serves as Vice President for Academic Affairs at Seminole State College in Oklahoma. All sessions will begin at 2:00 p.m. on the scheduled dates.

Candidates will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and address previously identified questions. Following each session, the public is invited to attend a reception to meet the candidates in person. Additionally, attendees are encouraged to bring mobile devices to provide individual feedback via a three-question text survey that will follow each presentation. Each event will be recorded so community members can participate in the survey if attendance is not possible. The link will be provided on the College website and will be available during the evening of each forum.

The MAC Board of Trustees looks forward to welcoming these professionals to campus and plans to announce the new president in March.

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