Open forum, first meeting of Chattanooga State Presidential Search Advisory Committee scheduled Feb. 10

Chattanooga State Community College

A public forum to discuss the criteria and search process for the next president of Chattanooga State Community College is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 10, beginning at 1 p.m. EST in Room 124 of the campus Omniplex.

The Search Advisory Committee will then hold its first meeting at 3 p.m. to discuss the timeline and procedures for identifying finalists to become the next campus leader. The committee membership and more information about the meeting will be announced at a later date.

Both meetings on Feb. 10 are open to the public and the media.

Former Chattanooga State President Jim Catanzaro led the campus for 24 years before retiring at the end of December. Fannie Hewlett, former provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, is now serving as interim president. 

The College System of Tennessee is the state’s largest public higher education system, with 13 community colleges, 27 colleges of applied technology and the online TN eCampus serving approximately 140,000 students. The system is governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents.