Pearl River Community College President to Retire in June - Higher Education
Higher Education News and Jobs

Pearl River Community College President to Retire in June

Email




by Associated Press

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River Community College President William Lewis is set to retire this summer.

News outlets report that school officials in a news release that Lewis notified the college’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday that he will retire June 30.

He has been president of PRCC since 2000.

Adam Breerwood, vice president for the Poplarville campus and Hancock Center, will take over as the college’s 11th president on July 1.

In 2015, the board designated Breerwood president-elect of the two-year college to succeed Lewis upon his retirement.

Lewis’ retirement will mark his nearly 50 years of public service in various Mississippi educational institutions.

RELATED ARTICLES >>
A First at Fisk: Tanya Torres Steps Into Groundbreaking Role Tanya Torres fondly recalls her childhood days growing up in Houston, Texas. “From the moment I was born, my dad was giving me speeches,” she says, explaining that they were about the value of going to school and that she took that advice to heart. ...
Advocates: Support Vital for Students From Foster Care System When it comes to accessing college, students who have experienced the foster care system have a steep hill to climb. Data about their college-going rates is scant, but existing studies indicate that while the majority of foster youth say that they wa...
Rutgers Grad Students Belatedly Receiving Summer Grants As the fall semester begins at Rutgers University, hundreds of graduate students are only now receiving their summer funding. Last spring, 775 graduate students received award letters for the Professional Development Fund, a small stipend intended...
UNC Students Protesting Silent Sam Launch Economic Boycott CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Student organizers seeking the removal of a Confederate soldier statue at North Carolina's flagship public university have embarked on a monthlong boycott of commercial goods on campus. The News & Observer of Raleigh report...
Semantic Tags: