Gateway Presidential Candidate Forums

As announced by Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Jay Box, the finalists for the position of president/CEO of Gateway Community and Technical College (GCTC) are:

  • Dr. Cristobal Valdez, president, Central Wyoming College
  • Dr. Anthony Cruz, vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, Ohio
  • Dr. Fernando Figueroa, vice chancellor for Educational Policy, Dallas County Community College District

The candidates are scheduled for on-campus visits and interviews May 26-27. During those visits candidates will meet with GCTC faculty, staff, students, the board of directors and local leaders. The public also will have an opportunity to meet the candidates at the following forums.

These forums will be held at the Boone Campus Convening Center, 500 Technology Way, Florence, KY.

The forums will also be broadcast to the Gallery of the Center for Technology, Innovation and Enterprise, 516 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY, and to Room E101 at the Edgewood Campus Student Services Center, 790 Thomas More Parkway, Edgewood, KY.

The new president assumes the position July 1.

Thursday, May 26
Dr. Cristobal Valdez

7:30 8:30 a.m. Community forum
10 11 a.m. Student/Faculty/Staff forum

Dr. Anthony Cruz
8:45 9:45 a.m. Community forum
11:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m. Student/Faculty/Staff forum
Friday, May 27
Dr. Fernando Figueroa
7:30 8:30 a.m. Community forum
10 11 a.m. Student/Faculty/Staff forum