Kristin Hohman
Editor-in-Chief

A photographic look into the naming of LCCC’s new president, Dr. Marcia Ballinger. The announcement was made at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 21. Dr. Ballinger currently serves as LCCC’s provost and vice president for academic and learner services, and will succeed Dr. Roy Church on July 1.

Dr. Roy Church applaudes immediately following the Board’s decion to elect Dr. Marcia Ballinger as his successor. Church acted as a mentor to Ballinger throughout her career.

Dr. Roy Church applaudes immediately following the Board’s decion to elect Dr. Marcia Ballinger as his successor. Church acted as a mentor to Ballinger throughout her career.

Dr. Ballinger speaks in the Culinary Arts Center after hearing news of her selection.

Dr. Ballinger speaks in the Culinary Arts Center after hearing news of her selection.

 

Photo: Ron Jantz Current LCCC President Dr. Roy Church and newly selected President Dr. Marcia Ballinger walk in to a reception held after the Board of Trustees chose Ballinger as LCCC’s next president.

Photo: Ron Jantz
Current LCCC President Dr. Roy Church and newly selected President Dr. Marcia Ballinger walk in to a reception held after the Board of Trustees chose Ballinger as LCCC’s next president.

 

Search process

by the numbers:

Search committee members — 9 Search firms reviewed — 8 Search firms interviewed — 3  

Candidates applied — 35 Male candidates — 25 Female candidates — 10 

States represented — 20 Candidates with doctoral degrees — 31 Candidates with masters degrees — 3

Candidates with other degrees — 1 College presidents that applied — 12 Provosts that applied — 17 Candidates serving as faculty — 4

Suitable candidates — 10 Semi-finalists — 8 Finalists — 3

 

Dr. Roy Church greets LCCC faculty and community members who gathered waiting the announcement.

Dr. Roy Church greets LCCC faculty and community members who gathered waiting the announcement.

Members of LCCC’s Board of Trustees gather during their meeting to decide on personnel matters. The Board voted 9-0 to name Dr. Marcia Ballinger as the college’s next president.

Members of LCCC’s Board of Trustees gather during their meeting to decide on personnel matters. The Board voted 9-0 to name Dr. Marcia Ballinger as the college’s next president.

Charlotte Weiss | The Collegian Dr. Church and Dr. Ballinger shake hands following the announcement.

Charlotte Weiss | The Collegian
Dr. Church and Dr. Ballinger shake hands following the announcement.