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College Board discusses ongoing Presidential Search logo

The Weatherford College Board of Trustees held an executive session following their regular January board meeting Thursday afternoon to discuss the ongoing search for a new college president.

The board met with consultants from the Texas Association of School Boards Executive Search Services. Members of TASB are holding meetings with constituents to help create a profile for the next president.

No action was taken following the executive session.

In other business the board:

  • Approved the minutes from the Dec. 14, 2017, board meeting.
  • Approved the 2018-19 academic calendar.
  • Approved a permanent and a temporary construction easement with the City of Weatherford for a water line on college property located at Hwy 180 and Ric Williamson Memorial Highway.

In his President’s Report, Interim President Brent Baker:

  • Acknowledged and thanked the many employees who donated items to the Coyote Closet during the annual employee awards dinner in December. He also thanked Roger Grizzard, a board member and local business owner, for his personal contribution and his work in collecting meal vouchers from area restaurants for WC students in need.
  • Thanked Dr. Trey Jansen, the Faculty Senate and Vice President of Instruction Mike Endy for their part in hosting an active shooter training for all employees.
  • Thanked the CBRE maintenance staff and student affairs staff who helped with the cleanup process in Coyote Village after pipes burst due to the cold temperatures over the holiday break.
  • Announced the resignations of campus police officer Rachel Gilliam and nursing instructor Charlie Unantenne.