Coahoma CC goes outside to find new president
Published: April 10,2013
CLARKSDALE — Valmadge Towner of Marks has been named the next president of Coahoma Community College.
College trustees chose Towner, selecting him over two internal candidates, vice president of academic affairs Rosetta Howard and vice president of student affairs Gregory Hudson.
Towner, director of pupil services for the DeSoto County school district, graduated from Coahoma and once served as trustee.
Trustees President Johnny McGlown cites Towner’s long relationship with the 2,300-student college.
He will succeed Vivian Presley, who is retiring June 30.
Towner was formerly school superintendent in Quitman County, where he also owns a restaurant.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- DAVID DALLAS: Tax slasher productions comes to Mississippi
- Locker doors opening for Clinton inventor after ‘Shark Tank’
- Status of some bills in the Mississippi Legislature
- Kemper plant employee gag order continued
- The leadership styles of President Obama
- Barbour to lead Butler Snow economic development firm
- BILL CRAWFORD: Gunn steals tax cut spotlight
- Columbus-built Airbus gets FAA airworthiness approval
- Bill would make only 1 hospital follow open-meetings act