Jerry Wallace Named President of the Hasting Campus of Central Community College in Nebraska

Jerry Wallace has been named president of Central Community College Hastings in Nebraska. He will also serve as vice president for the three-campus Central Community College system. Central Community College enrolls just over 6,000 students. African Americans make up just 2 percent of the total enrollments.

Most recently, Dr. Wallace served as dean of workforce, technical, and community education at New River Community and Technical College in Beckley, West Virginia. He previously served as associate dean of continuing education at Odessa College in Texas, as resident director at West Virginia Tech University-WV Institute of Technology, and as enrollment service representative at Muskegon Community College in Michigan.

“I am very excited about the potential in Hastings and joining the CCC environment,” Dr. Wallace said. “My plans are to build on the momentum Bill Hitesman has created and develop endless opportunities for the Hastings community. I look forward to collaborating with faculty and staff throughout Central Community College.”

Dr. Wallace is a graduate of Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. He holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from Western Michigan University and a doctorate of education in leadership and management from St. Thomas University. He is currently pursuing an MBA from Maryville University in St. Louis.

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