The Highland Community College Board of Trustees has narrowed the nationwide search to find a new HCC president to three candidates.

The candidates are scheduled to visit for respective interviews on Monday, Feb. 25, Tuesday, Feb. 26 and Wednesday, Feb. 28 on HCC campus. The candidates will meet with representatives from faculty, staff, community and the student body, HCC announced in a press release on Tuesday. The Presidential Screening Committee members and HCC Board of Trustees will conduct the interviews. The candidates are:

*Brett Campbell, Ed.D, Tulsa, Oklahoma, most recently served as the senior vice-president of Workforce and Education at the Tulsa Regional Chamber and provost and vice-president of Workforce Development at Tulsa Community College, Northeast Campus. Campbell holds an educational doctorate in higher education leadership from Oklahoma State University.

*Timothy Taylor, Ed.D., Clarkston, Michigan, most recently served as the associate vice chancellor of academic affairs at Oakland Community College in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and as president at Oakland Community College in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Taylor holds a doctorate in educational leadership and policy analysis from University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.

*George NcNulty, Ph.D., Colby, most recently served as vice president of student affairs at Colby Community College, in Colby and interim director of financial assistance at Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nevada. McNulty holds a doctorate in education leadership from University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada.

Current HCC President David Reist announced his resignation for retirement purposes in July of 2018, effective June 2019 after 38 years of service with HCC.

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