Four candidates for president of Ashland Community and Technical College will be interviewed in the coming weeks.
Gregory Adkins, president and CEO of ACTC, who has led the community college for 11 years, is retiring at the end of June.
The candidates are Kay Adkins, president of Yuba College in Marysville, Calif.; John Holdnak, vice chancellor for financial policy for the Florida College System; Ralph Soney, president of Roanoke-Chowan Community College in North Carolina; and Rhonda Tracy, senior vice president for academic affairs at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
The local community and ACTC faculty, staff and students will have an opportunity to meet the candidates when they visit Ashland, Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Michael B. McCall said in a news release.
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During Adkins' time at the helm, Ashland Community College and Ashland Technical College were consolidated into ACTC, enrollment grew from 3,400 to nearly 5,000 students and the $50 million Technology Drive Campus was funded and constructed, according to the news release.