Columbia College has named current Executive Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs Terry Smith as its interim president. According to a press release today, when Dr. Gerald Brouder retires as President in August of this year, Smith will take over. The college has a goal of having a new president named by July 2014.
In the press release, Rev. Dr. John Yonker was also announced as the chair of the Presidential Search committee.
Smith’s name may be familiar to KBIA’s listeners, he’s a regular contributor to KBIA’s Talking Politics.