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IVCCD approves new Advanced Manufacturing Technology degree program

The Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors approved a new Advanced Manufacturing Technology degree to be offered by Marshalltown Community College when it met this week. The new 72-credit Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program will be available starting this fall. According to MCC Provost Dr. Robin Lilienthal, the new degree…

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Dr. Kristie Fisher is named new IVCCD Chancellor

This afternoon the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) Board of Directors named Dr. Kristie Fisher to succeed Dr. Chris Duree when he retires as IVCCD Chancellor on June 30. Currently a resident of Solon and Senior Director of National Associations & Market Engagement for ACT. Inc., Dr. Fisher indicated she and her husband plan…

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IVCCD approves ECC agreement with Adidas

IOWA FALLS – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors approved a five-year merchandising agreement between Ellsworth Community College and adidas® America, Inc. (Adidas) for apparel for the ECC Panther athletic teams when it met last week. The agreement stipulates that Athletic Department personnel, coaches and student-athletes will exclusively wear Adidas products in…

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Facility repairs move forward for Ellsworth Community College

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors approved low bids for window replacement and reroofing of Thompson Hall at Ellsworth Community College when it met this week in special session. Thompson Hall is a men’s dormitory built in 1972. For window replacement, the Board accepted the low bid of $172,000 for fiberglass windows,…

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Four IVCCD Chancellor candidate visits scheduled

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors met in closed session this afternoon to discuss the IVCCD Chancellor Search Committee’s recommendations for candidates. The Board took no action upon returning to open session and adjourning, but a schedule for the candidate visits has been released. The Board will bring four finalists to the…

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IVCCD approves budget, facility repairs

MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors approved the 2019-2020 fiscal year budget and moved forward with several facility projects when it met this week in Marshalltown. After a public hearing with no comments received, the Board approved the District’s 2019-2020 budget of $49.6 million. IVCCD’s tax rate for the coming…

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IVCCD puts Bond Referendum before voters on April 2

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors voted to put a $32 million General Obligation Bond Referendum before voters on April 2 when it met this week in Marshalltown. IVCCD Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree told the Board that the amount of the bond issue was reduced from the original $33 million estimate. “We…

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Iowa Valley’s Chancellor Search process moves forward

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors approved a Chancellor Search hiring process and materials and named its Search Committee when it met this week in Marshalltown. Current IVCCD Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree will retire June 30, and it is anticipated that the successor will be named in April. Advertisements for the Chancellor…

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ECC Housing to get new security cameras

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors approved a plan to install 96 new security cameras and recorders in the four on-campus student housing buildings at Ellsworth Community College when it met this month. Weikert’s Service Center in Iowa Falls submitted the low bid of $64,956 and will handle the ordering and installation,…

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IVCCD Board approves sale of property

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors met in special session on Nov. 28 to approve the sale of property at 3405 S. Center St. in Marshalltown. A sale price of $285,000 with $5,000 down in earnest money and a closing date of April 19, 2019, were approved by the Board; the buyer…

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