HCC practices patience in 2012
Patience has been the virtue called upon most often at Haywood Community College in 2012.
The biggest issue facing the college during the past year has been finding a new college president to replace Dr. Rose Johnson, who announced her resignation in the fall of 2011.
The search has extended for more than a year as the college’s Board of Trustees selected candidates, went through an extensive interview process with the staff and community (narrowing the field to five finalists), and then decided to re-advertise the position and continue the search.
“It’s the most important thing that the board is entrusted to do,” said Chairman Bob Morris. “We want to make sure we get the best choice of the president for the college.”
Changes on the board
In the meantime, two members of the Board of ...