After not making the cut for the Florida State College at Jacksonville president job, Terry Calaway is on the short list for the position of Chancellor of the City College of San Francisco.
Considering how diverse City College of San Francisco is, one wonders if they will have the same concerns staff at Florida State had about Calaway shutting down the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (ODEI) when he was president of Johnson County Community College. Will CCSF’s Faculty Diversity Internship program continue? How about it’s Gender Diversity Project or the Latino Services Network?
— Terry Calaway, 57, retired in August after six years as president of Johnson County Community College in Kansas, a school of 60,000 students. He grew enrollment by 8 percent and coordinated academics with four-year universities. His 36-year career in academia includes four as president of Central Arizona College.
In 2011, the college expelled four nursing students who posted photos on Facebook showing them working with placenta. A court ordered reinstatement of a student who sued.
Calaway holds a doctorate in education administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
via 4 finalists for City College S.F. chancellor’s job – SFGate.
The article recalls the Placenta-gate scandal that focused on Calaway expelling student nurses for posting photos on Facebook.
The Florida Times-Union reports that Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) has named six semifinalists for president. JCCC former president Terry Calaway, who retired earlier this year “to spend more time with his family,” has made it the second round.
However there are concerns from FSCJ that focus on Calaway’s decision to shut down JCCC’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI).
In Calaway’s interview video for the FSCJ search committee, he highlights creating the ODEI as one of his accomplishments as president.
Less than two weeks after officially leaving JCCC, Calaway sets his eyes on Florida State College at Jacksonville
“Terry Calaway has announced his retirement as president of Johnson County Community College,” a JCCC press release announced last October.
“Calaway is retiring to spend more time with his family; he plans to leave the college Aug. 1, 2013”
Clearly his family wants to be the head of a large community college in Florida.
FSCJ presidential search timeline began November 6, 2012 — eleven days after Terry Calaway announced his retirement from JCCC.
Calaway’s sudden announcement to retire followed Trustee Don Weiss’ resignation from the Board of Trustees and is followed by Trustee Melody Rayl’s resignation from the board this month.
Florida State College at Jacksonville presidential search committee lists retired JCCC President Terry Calaway as a candidate for president.