Illinois Community College Board begins search for new executive
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[February 22, 2013]
SPRINGFIELD -- Since Geoffrey
Obrzut announced his plans to retire from the position of president
and chief executive officer of the Illinois Community College Board,
effective June 30, the board has begun a nationwide search for a new
The executive director reports directly to the board and serves as
the chief community college system representative working with the
governor's office, the Illinois General Assembly and its various
legislative committees, the Illinois Board of Higher Education, and
other state agencies.
Qualified applicants can find more
information, including an online application form, on the ICCB's
website: www.iccb.org. To ensure
a full consideration, individuals should submit a complete
application package prior to March 8.
Alexi Giannoulias, chairman of the ICCB, leads the search
committee, which also includes six other board members.
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The ICCB is the state coordinating board for community colleges.
Illinois is home to 48 community colleges in 39 districts and has
the third-largest community college system enrollment in the nation.
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