College president search has long-lasting implications
A search committee, working in conjunction with a consultant, will soon complete its task in choosing the six best community college president candidates to be interviewed by the Haywood Community College Board of Trustees.
While the process is officially confidential until it’s finished, word is out that no candidates with Haywood County ties will be among the finalists — or were even presented by the consultant for serious consideration out of the starting gate. While there was a search committee request to see all the qualified applications, the college governing board wouldn't allow it.
At least two top-notch, local candidates who are well-respected for their abilities were among the applicants.
It's a shame they won't have a chance to share their goals for the college with its ...