At a special meeting conducted over the noon hour on Wednesday, the North Central Missouri College Trustees accepted the resignation of Director of Admissions Karla McCollum. In her letter, Mrs. McCollum announced she will be taking the position as Director of International Affairs at Indian Hills Community College in her home state of Iowa.
In the letter, the departing McCollum recognized NCMC officials for naming her Director of Admissions, and “allowing her to grow domestic enrollments, as well as develop the international student program”. She went on to state that, “North Central allowed her to be part of the state and national organizations, that became an integral part of her career”.
In a related item, NCMC Trustees approved a job description for the now-open position of Admissions Representative and Recruiter.
In other personnel actions, NCMC employee Brandon Huffman was promoted to Personal Computer Specialist, replacing the departing Adam Gaston, who recently announced his resignation. Jaimee Norton of Plattsburg, Missouri was hired on an 11-month contract as a Nurse Educator.
Approval has been given to bids pertaining to Geyer Hall, which is undergoing major renovations. Projectors, smart boards, and installation of existing classroom equipment will be done by the Schiller’s Company of Sedalia, Missouri. Their bid was $114,000. A low bid of $23,864 was accepted from the Corbel Company of Seattle, Washington to handle the I.T. Network connections on each floor of Geyer Hall.