www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Foo Fighters' pre-sale, designed to foil online ticket brokers, starts Saturday -11/21/2014, 12:49 PM

Area kidney dialysis buildings up for sale, but provider says it is staying -11/21/2014, 11:55 AM

ACLU to amend lawsuit to force Kansas agencies to recognize same-sex marriages -11/21/2014, 11:55 AM

Suspect in Fairmount Park attack has criminal history -11/21/2014, 11:55 AM

FCEDC working to attract multinational prospect -11/21/2014, 11:55 AM

Delta to buy 50 wide-body jets from Airbus, not Boeing -11/21/2014, 11:54 AM

Cher cancels remainder of tour, including Wichita show -11/21/2014, 11:54 AM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Longtime Hutch Community College prez to retire

Published on -11/15/2013, 4:23 PM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) -- Longtime Hutchinson Community College president Ed Berger is retiring next summer.

The Hutchinson News (http://bit.ly/1j9JAvz ) reports that Berger made the announcement Thursday night, saying it was the right time for new leadership. The 68-year-old Berger has been at the college since 1981, serving as dean of continuing education before becoming president in 1991.

Berger says the most rewarding part of the job has been providing students access to opportunity.

Under Berger's direction, the college has seen a 60 percent increase in enrollment over the past decade. It enrolled more than 6,100 students this fall.

Berger says the timing of his departure is good because the college's enrollment is stable and building projects are in place. He says the college's board is experienced and qualified to hire a new leader.

------

Information from: The Hutchinson (Kan.) News, http://www.hutchnews.com

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos