Broward College Narrows Presidential Candidates to Three Finalists Public Meetings Scheduled for May 2 and May 9

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (April 30, 2018) – The Broward College President Search Committee announced the names of three finalists under consideration for the position of President when current President J. David Armstrong, Jr. transitions to the role of president emeritus on June 30, 2018.  The three finalists have toured Broward College's three campuses to meet with staff.

The candidates will be present at upcoming public meetings at the Willis Holcombe Center located at 111 East Las Olas Boulevard, Building 33, Room 1208 in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Broward College's Board of Trustees final round of candidate interviews are scheduled for Wednesday, May 2 at 9:00 a.m.  The Board of Trustees will announce its candidate for new president on Wednesday, May 9 at 8:00 am.

 The three finalists, selected from a pool of 22 local, state and national applicants, are:

  • Cliff Davis, President, Table Rock Campus and Vice Chancellor of the System, Ozarks Technical Community College
  • Greg Haile, General Counsel and Vice President for Public Policy and Government Affairs, Broward College
  • Elliot Stern, Vice President of Instruction, Lake Washington Institute of Technology

The new president, the seventh in the history of the college, is expected to assume office during summer 2018 and will report to a five-member Board of Trustees, appointed by the Governor. 



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