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Northeast Community College Welcomes Barrett As New President

Jan 14, 2020 | ,

(KVHT) – The start of a new era in leadership has begun at Northeast Community College. Dr. Leah Barrett assumed the office of president, becoming the ninth CEO of Northeast and its predecessor institutions. Barrett previously served as vice president for student affairs at the Northern Wyoming Community College District. The new president addressed over 300 faculty and staff during a Spring In-Service session. She spoke of her passion for students and higher learning, as well as looking forward to preparing a new five-year strategic plan she calls Vision 2025. Barrett said she believes her strengths and values of high standards and a strong work ethic align perfectly with Northeast’s values and its mission of dedicating itself to the students and the region it serves. She said that she believes financial stewardship, community partnerships, and a sense of a college-wide community will help fulfill Northeast’s mission and create a new strategic plan that everyone can believe in.

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