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Kirkwood to Announce Next President this Thursday


CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 1, 2023)–Kirkwood Community College will announce its next president at a press conference scheduled for Thursday, May 4, at 4:30 p.m., in Iowa Hall on Kirkwood’s main campus. The incoming president will be the sixth in the college’s history.

The announcement follows an extensive nationwide search conducted by a presidential search committee made up of college board members, administrators, faculty, staff, students, and members of the community. After narrowing the candidate pool from nearly 30 applicants, the committee held an initial round of interviews for five semi-finalists. Three finalists were chosen from that highly qualified group.

In mid-April, each finalist was brought to main campus to interview with the board, tour the facilities, hold an open forum and meet with college leaders and students. Kirkwood’s Board of Trustees then met to discuss the finalists and select the next president of the institution.


What: Presidential Announcement and Press Conference
When: Thursday, May 4
Where: Iowa Hall room A/B on Kirkwood’s main campus in Cedar Rapids
Time: 4:30 p.m.