Guy Altieri, who was named the new Hagerstown Community College president last week, was a finalist for at least five other college presidencies first.
Altieri, the executive vice president at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Mich., is scheduled to take over for departing HCC President Norman Shea on June 17.
In the last two years, Altieri was a finalist to be president of:
- Mott Community College in Flint, Mich.
- Richland Community College in Decatur, Ill.
- Northern Kentucky Community and Technical College in Edgewood, Ky.
- St. Clair County Community College in Port Huron, Mich.
- Lenoir Community College in Kinston, N.C.
Altieri has been an administrator at Washtenaw for 15 years. Before that, he was a teacher and administrator at Salem Community College in Carneys Point, N.J., for 14 years.