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Presidential search continues with second candidate

February 22, 2018

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

Doug Minter, Vice President of Business Services at Heartland Community College will visit campus as a candidate on February 26-27.

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

Each of the four finalist candidates will visit the Heartland Community College campus for interviews and participate in forums to speak with employees and the public.

There will be a Community and Alumni open session with Doug Minter from 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Astroth Community Education Center (ACEC) on Monday, February 26 which the public and media are invited to attend.

Upcoming visit dates:

Feb. 26-27 (Doug Minter)
Mar. 1-2  (candidate 3)
Mar. 5-6 (candidate 4)

Open session times for each candidate will be posted on prior to each candidate visit.

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

The campus visit for the first of the four finalists, Melinda Tejada, runs February 22-23.

Further information about the position and institutional profile is available at

Written by: Steve Fast