Northern Essex Community College President Lane A. Glenn, in search of the put up of Massachusetts larger training commissioner, and three different finalists might be interviewed tomorrow.
As solely WHAV reported Tuesday, Glenn broke the information of his candidacy to varsity school and employees in a Monday afternoon e-mail. Glenn stated he was not trying for a job and, if he isn’t chosen, he has “no plans to go elsewhere.”
Other finalists are Marty Alvarado, government vice chancellor for equitable scholar studying, expertise and impression on the California Community College Chancellor’s Office; Mary Churchill, affiliate dean of strategic initiatives and neighborhood engagement at Boston University Wheelock College of Education and Human Development; and Noe Ortega, former Pennsylvania secretary of training. All are vying to fill the job presently held by Commissioner Carlos Santiago, who stated in January he plans to step down.
“We are delighted to have a strong and diverse slate of highly qualified individuals stepping forward offering to serve the Commonwealth as our next commissioner of Higher Education. We were pleased to see that the momentum, focus and cohesion of Massachusetts education, governmental and civic leaders made this such an attractive opportunity,” Board of Higher Education Chairman Chris Gabrieli stated in an announcement.
Santiago is paid $243,734 yearly.
he Board of Higher Education plans to interview every finalist for 75 minutes at a public assembly Thursday, starting at 8:30 a.m., on the Parker House Hotel in Boston. Each finalist may even take part in 45-minute digital public boards with larger training and neighborhood stakeholders.
The commissioner experiences to the board and works with the governor, state training secretary and presidents of the state’s 24 public schools and universities, the University of Massachusetts system and impartial establishment heads.
The board plans to vote on its commissioner advice at a gathering subsequent Tuesday, Aug. 30. The choose might be despatched for formal affirmation to Secretary of Education James Peyser.
State House News Service contributed to this report.