Excitement Over New Morton College President

By: Ashmar Mandou

 Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - EducationWith great enthusiasm, the Morton College community welcomed its new president Dr. Dana Grove to the campus during a press conference Wednesday morning. “This is a dream job for me,” said Dr. Grove prior to the start of the press conference. “I am looking forward to working with our students and learning more about the Chicago area.” Dr. Grove’s first priority is to make Morton College number one choice for students graduating high school. “We want to continue to develop a curriculum that builds on a student’s skills set and I look forward to working in that aspect.”

Board President Anthony Martinucci expressed his excitement over the Board’s choice to elect Dr. Grove as president after a three month interview process. “I’m confident that Dana Grove is the right person to lead Morton College at this point in our history,” said Martinucci in a statement earlier this week. Prior to joining Morton College, Dr. Grove served s the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.

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