Northeast Wisconsin Technical College announces president search finalists
By Press Times staff
GREEN BAY – Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) recently announced its three finalists for the college’s next president.
The individual selected will replace Dr. H. Jeffrey Rafn, who has served since 1997.
Among the finalists are Shah Ardalan, Ed.D., who is currently the president for Lone Star College-University Park in Houston, Texas; Kristen Raney, Ed.D., who is currently the vice chancellor for academic affairs at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges in Davenport, Iowa ; and Kathryn Rogalski, Ed.D., who is currently the vice president of Learning at NWTC.
“The finalists were recommended by a search advisory committee comprised of students, faculty, staff, community leaders, the NWTC Board of Trustees and the NWTC Foundation Board,” a college release stated.
“We are pleased with the high quality of candidates for the next leader of NWTC, all with careers supporting students and their communities,” stated Cathy Dworak, who chairs the NWTC Board of Trustees.
Each candidate will meet with faculty, staff and students, during a day on campus April 4-6.
An open public forum will also be held for each candidate.
“Community members are invited to participate in a public open forum and can submit questions in advance at nwtc.edu/presidential-search. All questions must be submitted by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31,” the release added.
“We will be seeking feedback from attendees of the open forums. This position plays a critical role to help grow and serve the communities of Northeast Wisconsin,” said Dworak.
For more information, visit nwtc.edu/presidential-search.