LFCC to Hold Open Forums with Presidential Finalists

For Immediate Release:
October 24, 2008

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
svoth@lfcc.edu
Phone: 540-868-7134

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – On Oct. 21, 2008, the Ad-Hoc Presidential Certification Committee of the State Board for Community Colleges certified three finalists for the position of president of Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC):

  • Susan Karr, vice president of instruction at Ouachita Technical College in Malvern, Ark.
  • Robin Menschenfreund, vice president for academic and student services at Zane State College in Zanesville, Ohio
  • Cheryl Thompson-Stacy, president of Eastern Shore Community College in Melfa, Va.

The finalists are scheduled to visit LFCC from Oct. 28 through Nov. 4. During their visits, they will meet with LFCC employees, students, donors, alumni and community members in open forums. Information about the forums, which are open to the public, follows:

Finalist

Open Forum Date and Time

Open Forum Location

Cheryl Thompson-Stacy

Oct. 28 / 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Middletown Campus, William H. McCoy Special Events Center, located inside the Alson H. Smith Jr. Technology Center

Cheryl Thompson-Stacy

Oct. 29 / 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Fauquier Campus, Rose Loeb Student Center

Robin Menschenfreund

Oct. 30 / 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Middletown Campus, William H. McCoy Special Events Center, located inside the Alson H. Smith Jr. Technology Center

Robin Menschenfreund

Oct. 31 / 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Fauquier Campus, Rose Loeb Student Center

Susan Karr

Nov. 3 / 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Middletown Campus, William H. McCoy Special Events Center, located inside the Alson H. Smith Jr. Technology Center

Susan Karr

Nov. 4 / 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Fauquier Campus, Rose Loeb Student Center

For more information about the finalists, please visithttp://vccs.edu/NewsEvents/NewsReleases/tabid/250/newsid584/240/Default.aspx.

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Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

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