With Williams’ departure to the Western Campus, William
Cunion will serve as interim campus president. Cunion has
been with Tri-C since 2014, serving as associate dean of liberal
arts and dean of academic affairs at the Eastern Campus. A
graduate of the Mandel Leadership program and recipient of the
College’s 2019 Community Champion Award, Cunion has spent more
than 20 years in higher education.
Westshore Campus: Janice Taylor Heard will
assume the role of interim president following the retirement of
current president Terri Pope. Taylor Heard heads to Westshore
from the Western Campus, where she has served as a key member of
the leadership team for more than a decade. She has played an
integral role in all facets of operations, including academic
quality, faculty relations, budget management and community
outreach, among others.
The search for new presidents at the Westshore and Eastern
Campuses will be led by Karen Miller, the College’s
provost and executive vice president of access, learning and
Tri-C has promoted Lindsay English, Angela Johnson and
Magda Gómez to expanded roles. The promotions of English and
Johnson are effective Aug. 2; Gómez’s promotion was effective
English, the College’s vice president of learning and
engagement, will also assume the title of assistant provost.
This will allow her to take on additional administrative duties,
such as improving student outcomes that affect the College’s
share of state funding.
English will continue to lead the College’s response to the
Higher Learning Commission’s new institutional accreditation
process and will act as the College’s representative to the Ohio
Association of Community Colleges, Ohio Department of Education,
American Association of Community Colleges, Achieving the Dream
and other external organizations.
Johnson, the College’s vice president of access and completion,
will lead the development and operations of the new Collegewide
She is leading the search for a new Collegewide Athletics
executive director, with whom she will work to build a new
infrastructure and hire athletics and recreation center staff.
She will work with Legal Services on all National Junior College
Athletic Association (NJCAA) reporting to ensure the College
follows all procedures and maintains eligibility.
Johnson will also oversee the Collegewide Athletics budget, all
athletic competitions, athletic scholarships, the hiring and
training of coaches, and retention and completion efforts for
Gómez reports to the Office of the
President in her new role as executive director
of diversity and inclusion — an expansion of her prior role in
the College’s Human Resources department.
As executive director, Gómez serves as chief consultant on
diversity and inclusion initiatives at the College and will lead
the development and implementation of proactive racial and
social justice, diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in
alignment with the College’s strategic plan.