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Third Heartland President Search finalist to visit

February 27, 2018

The final round of interviews to select a new President of Heartland Community College continues with the third of four finalists.

Sherry Jones, Chief Operating Officer, GameStop – Technology Brands Division, visits campus on March 1-2.

Consistent with the process used by the commissioned firm Academic Search, individual candidate names are being released two business days before each candidate’s visit to campus.

Each of the four finalist candidates completes the interview process with a visit to Heartland Community College to participate in forums with employees and the public.

Upcoming visit dates:

Mar. 1-2 (Sherry Jones)
Mar. 5-6 (candidate 4)

There will be a Community and Alumni open session with Sherry Jones from 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Astroth Community Education Center (ACEC) on Thursday, March 1 which the public and media are invited to attend.

The incoming President is expected to take office in July of 2018. Current President Rob Widmer will retire on June 30, 2018.

Further information about the position and institutional profile is available at


Written by: Steve Fast