Nov. 16, 2021

349: Community College Creativity - with Dr. Kristie Fisher, Chancellor at Iowa Valley Community College District


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In this episode, President Series #120, YOUR guest is Dr. Kristie Fisher, Chancellor at Iowa Valley Community College District, YOUR special guest co-host is Dr. Amardeep Kahlon, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is LeadSquared!

Joe & Amardeep talk with Kristie about running a system of rural community colleges.  Kristine outlines the supply & demand issues that exist & why being creative, especially when working with employers, is critical for long-term success.  The hosts & Kristie also have a fascinating exchange about what “unbundled” means in higher ed!

Dr. Fisher has been the Chancellor since 2019. Prior to that, she was with ACT in Iowa City since 2014 & with Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, where she was Vice President of Student Services from 2006-2014, Director of Special Projects & Assistant to the President from 2004-2006, & Annual Giving Director from 1995-2000. From 2000 to 2004 she worked as Director of Community Relations for College Community School District in Cedar Rapids.

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