EMCC names Young interim president

Dr. Rick Young | Photo: EMCC

Dr. Rick Young is returning to lead East Mississippi Community College, the school announced Friday.

Posted: May. 18, 2018 2:22 PM

SCOOBA, Miss. (WTVA) - Dr. Rick Young is returning to lead East Mississippi Community College, the school announced Friday.

Young has been named the college's interim president by the school's Board of Trustees.

This comes after recent president, Thomas Huebner, resigned last week.

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"He has more than 30 years of senior level experience in the administration and personnel and programs and has worked in the field of education over 40 years," stated Board Chairman Jimmie Moore on Young.

Young will serve in the interim role while the Board of Trustees search for the college's next leader.

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