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hcc 02 300HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (11/15/13) – Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Michael B. McCall announces the appointment of Jay S. Allen, Ph.D. as the next president of Hopkinsville Community College (HCC).
 
Dr. Allen has served as vice president of the Perkinston Campus and George County Center of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College system since 2011. He has 18 years of experience as a community college administrator.
 
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Allen to HCC and KCTCS,” said President McCall. “He has the qualifications, experience and leadership skills to continue the success of HCC.”
 
After consideration of four candidates the HCC Board of Directors unanimously recommended Dr. Allen for the position. Board Chair Bettie Wallace said, “Dr. Allen will be a great fit for HCC. The selection process was great, we spent two days really studying the candidates. We look forward to Dr. Allen leading the college and for many good things in our future."
 
Dr. Allen is a community college graduate who earned an associate degree from Hinds Community College and went on to hold the position of Dean of Enrollment Services at his alma mater. He received his doctorate from the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of Mississippi, and both a master’s degree in counselor education and student development and a bachelor’s degree in horticulture from Mississippi State University. He completed the Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy and the Education Policy Fellowship Program through the Stennis Institute of Government at Mississippi State University.
 
"I am honored to have been selected as the fifth President of Hopkinsville Community College,” said Allen. “I look forward to providing leadership for such a quality institution. My family and I are excited about moving to the great Commonwealth of Kentucky and joining the Hopkinsville community."
 
Dr. Allen will begin serving as president effective January 1, 2014. Dr. Pat Lake will continue leading college operations as interim president the rest of the year.

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