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Upset that retired Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Michael McCall is taking a $324,000 consulting fee when the system has been running in the red, its professors and staff members are asking him to decline the money.

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Hopkinsville Community College has been awarded its first National Science Foundation grant, a $200k award through the Advanced Tech Education program. It's called "Technological Education for the Rural Community" and focuses on access, low math comprehension and employability. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with faculty members Sherry McCormack of math and Stuart Zieman of industrial electronics to learn more about their project.

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The former president of Hopkinsville Community College has now resigned from the Kentucky Community and Technical College System entirely after a sexual harassment complaint was filed against him.

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As the new — and paid — president emeritus of the Kentucky Community & Technical College System, Michael McCall will attend meetings, give advice, provide executive coaching, help hire new executives and help run a system-wide leadership academy now bearing his name.

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Jay Box officially began his duties today as Kentucky Community and Technical College System president.

The former KCTCS chancellor is the statewide system’s second president. Box’s predecessor Michael McCall was the highest paid president among community and technical colleges nationwide with a total compensation of nearly $670,000.

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The Kentucky Community and Technical College System named George Edwards as its interim chancellor, as it looks to put a permanent chancellor in place no later than April.

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West Kentucky Community and Technical College plans to go tobacco-free next fall, while the Kentucky Community and Technical College System offices in Versailles and several others in the system are enforcing their ban starting Jan. 1.

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In January, the chancellor for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System will move into the presidency.  The KCTCS Board voted unanimously Wednesday to confirm Dr. Jay Box as successor to current President Michael McCall.

 On Thursday the Lexington Herald-Leader reported that the state community college system had announced a “preferred candidate,” Jay Box, in its search for a new president.

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The Kentucky Community and Technical College System has named current KCTCS chancellor Dr. Jay Box the preferred candidate to succeed retiring president Dr. Michael McCall.  The system’s Board of Regents selected Dr. Box with a unanimous vote at a special meeting in Frankfort Tuesday.  They will meet again November 19th to vote on the final contract for the new president. 

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