Two Women Are Among the Three Finalists for President of South Central College

south-central-collegeSouth Central College in North Mankato, Minnesota, has announced three candidates as finalists to become the next president of the educational institution. The college enrolls about 4,000 undergraduate students and women make up about 54 percent of the student body.

The candidates all came to the South Central College campus in recent days to meet with members of the college community. The selection of the new president is expected at the meeting of the board of trustees on March 20.

Two of the three finalists are women.

Lrson-LisaLisa Larson is the vice president of academic and student affairs at Hennepin Technical College in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. She has served in that role since 2007. Previously, she was dean of business and industry at Lake Superior College in Duluth, Minnesota.

Dr. Larson earned a doctorate in educational leadership from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota in Winona.

Parker-AnnetteAnnette Parker is the executive director of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. She also serves as the executive director of the National Center of Excellence in Advanced Automotive Manufacturing. From 2002 to 2007, Dr. Parker was chair of the department of manufacturing engineering technologies at Lansing Community College in Michigan.

Dr. Parker holds a doctorate in educational leadership from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.

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