Search for TSTC West Texas President announced

Texas State Technical College System announces its search for the next president of TSTC West Texas. Gail Lawrence has served in an interim capacity since former president, Mike Reeser, was chosen to serve as the TSTC System Chancellor/CEO on Nov. 4, 2010.The Chancellor seeks a person of vision and action whose experience demonstrates the capacity to provide transformational leadership for the college.“The person we select must bring to TSTC a combination of experiences demonstrating competency in change leadership, innovation, accomplishment, and on-the‐fly learning,” said Chancellor Reeser.Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, for best considerations, applications should be provided by March 9.A more complete description of the position can be found at Applications should include a curriculum vitae or résumé, and letter responding to the challenges for the incoming president found at should be submitted to: Jonathan Hoekstra, Vice Chancellor Human and Organization Development, 3801 Campus Drive, Waco, TX 76705;; 254.867.4892.The Chancellor and TSTC Board Chair, Dr. Rolf Haberecht, have established a presidential search committee to be chaired by the Vice Chancellor for HOD.The Presidential Search Committee will be comprised of following:• Two Regents appointed by Chairman Haberecht,• Current TSTC presidents,• Vice Chancellor for Human and Organization Development,• TSTC West Texas faculty senate president,• TSTC West Texas staff senate president and• TSTC West Texas student body representative.The presidential search process, relevant information, and regular updates can be found online at TSTCTexas State Technical College ( consists of four technical: TSTC Harlingen, TSTC Marshall, TSTC Waco and TSTC West Texas, which has campuses in Abilene, Breckenridge, Brownwood and Sweetwater. TSTC colleges rank consistently as top colleges in the state and nation for conferring associate degrees in engineering, precision production, computer information systems degrees, communication and information sciences, and enrollment of Hispanic students. Washington Monthly magazine's annual publication of America’s 50 best community colleges for 2010 ranked TSTC Waco No. 41 on the magazine’s list; TSTC West Texas and TSTC Waco landed in the second and third spots respectively in Texas in the Community Colleges category.