Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Jay Box announced today the names of three candidates to be interviewed for the position of president/CEO of Jefferson Community and Technical College (JCTC).

The finalists are:

  • Stacia L. Edwards, Ed.D., associate vice president, academic affairs and special assistant to the president, Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio
  • Ty J. Handy, Ed.D., president, Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, Fla.
  • Walter A. Tobin, Ph.D., president/CEO, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, Orangeburg, S.C.

The candidates are scheduled for on-campus visits and interviews October 1-2. During those visits candidates will meet with JCTC faculty, staff, students, the Board of Directors and local leaders. The public will also have an opportunity to meet the candidates at the following community forums:

Thursday, October 1
Dr. Stacia Edwards
7:30 8:30 a.m. Community forum
10 11 a.m. student/faculty/staff forum

Dr. Ty Handy
8:45 9:45 a.m. Community forum
11:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m. student/faculty/staff forum

Friday, October 2
Dr. Walt Tobin
7:30 8:30 a.m. Community forum
10 11 a.m. student/faculty/staff forum

All forums will be held in the JCTC Health Science Hall auditorium in rooms 166A/B.

The new president/CEO of JCTC will begin the appointment January 1, 2016.
Learn more about the candidates.