TSC narrows presidential search to four finalists

Each finalist will participate in an open forum at the TSC Arts Center that students, faculty, staff and the community are invited to attend.

The national search yielded 30 applications that were narrowed down to 12 top candidates by TSC presidential search consultant Dr. Byron McClenney. A committee comprised of three trustees, two college employees and two community member further reduced the selection pool to eight semifinalists. The committee conducted interviews with all eight semifinalists and narrowed the pool to four finalists.

Each candidate will spend one day at the TSC main campus to participate in the open forums and to be interviewed by the TSC Board of Trustees.

The finalists are listed below in order of their forum date and time:

  • July 12, 2017 at 10 a.m.: Dr. Hector Aguilar
  • July 12, 2017 at 3 p.m.: Dr. Kenneth P. Gonzalez
  • July 13, 2017 at 10 a.m.: Dr. Jesus Roberto Rodriguez
  • July 13, 2017 at 3 p.m.: Dr. David E. Pearson

For more details about TSC’s presidential search and the four finalists, visit www.tsc.edu/presidentsearch.

About Texas Southmost College
Originally established in 1926, Texas Southmost College currently offers the first two years toward a bachelor’s degree, along with career and technical education leading to certificates and associate degrees, college preparatory studies to prepare students for college-level work, workforce training, and continuing education. Recently selected as a Bright Spot by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, TSC offers over 50 programs of study leading to an associate degree or certificate.