Heartland names Doug Minter as Vice President of Business Services

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[June 07, 2014]  NORMAL The Heartland Community College Board of Trustees recently appointed Doug Minter as the College’s new Vice President of Business Services. Minter previously served HCC as Chief Information Officer; his new role was effective June 1. 

As Vice President of Business Services, Minter will provide leadership and support for the planning and operations of the College's fiscal, human resources, administrative services, information technology, and facilities units. 

“Doug’s broad knowledge of the institution, management experience, and demonstrated leadership ability make him a terrific fit for this position,” said Rob Widmer, President of Heartland Community College. “He has a tremendous commitment to Heartland and is well respected throughout the College.”   

Before joining Heartland, Minter worked as an instructor and then as Vice President at the American College of Technology, formerly located in Bloomington. He joined HCC as an adjunct faculty member in 1991 and subsequently as a full-time faculty member in 1995. Then in 1997, he was named the Director of Information Technology Services for the College. As director, Minter immediately lead the organizational integration of academic and administrative computing and since has managed several initiatives that included significant upgrades to the Challenger Learning Center, implementing state-of-the-art “smart classrooms” and integrating a robust technology infrastructure for the campus. 

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Minter completed his undergraduate studies at Illinois State University with a major in Industrial Technology and a minor in Applied Computer Science. He also earned his MBA degree from ISU. Minter currently serves on the Board of the Central Illinois Regional Broadband Network and volunteers at the annual Students Involved with Technology conference.  

He was a recipient of the Distinguished Alumni award from the School of Information Technology at Illinois State University in 2013. In recognition of his role in the growth and development of youth hockey in Bloomington-Normal, the Pepsi Ice Center in 2013 named an award in his honor. That award is given each season to a youth hockey player “that shows the best work ethic.”   


For more information about Heartland Community College, visit www.heartland.edu.

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