Two candidates for president of Pulaski Technical College are scheduled to visit the college for interviews with the Pulaski Tech Board of Trustees on Thursday and Friday, June 28-29. The candidates also will tour college locations and visit with faculty, staff and students while on campus.
The Presidential Search Committee, comprised of 15 faculty, staff, student and community representatives, recommended the two candidates to the board following screening of applicants and interviews with five candidates on June 13-14.
The candidates include Dr. Robert Edleston, president of Manhattan Area Technical College in Manhattan, Kan., and Dr. Margaret Ellibee, vice president for strategic effectiveness and advancement at Waukesha County Technical College in Pewaukee, Wis.
Dr. Edleston has been president of MATC for the past eight years. Previously, he served as associate vice president for workforce development, adult education, technical education and information technology at Southeast Arkansas College in Pine Bluff. From 1975 to 1996, he served in the United States Air Force.
Dr. Ellibee has served as vice president for strategic effectiveness and advancement at Waukesha County Technical College since 2007. Previously, she served as state director for career and technical education with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and coordinator for innovative programming and research at the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.
Schedules of the visits are as follows:
Thursday, June 28 - Dr. Robert Edleston
9 a.m. - Meet-and-greet with faculty, staff and students - Campus Center Foyer
Friday, June 29 - Dr. Margaret Ellibee
9 a.m. - Meet and greet with faculty, staff and students - Business Technology Center Foyer
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