Invitation to Open Forum and to Complete Profile Survey for new JWCC President

JWCC main campus building
May 18, 2022

Invitation to Open Forum and to Complete Profile Survey for new JWCC President

The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees has contracted with Pauly Group, Inc. to facilitate the Presidential Search following the announced retirement of President Mike Elbe.  The Board of Trustees values your input and invites you to participate in an open forum to express your thoughts as to the characteristics needed in the next President of JWCC.

Angela Provart, President of Pauly Group, will be hosting an in-person forum on May 26th from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on JWCC’s main campus, 48th & Harrison, Quincy.  The forum will be held in the Private Dining room #C024, located in the “C” building on the lower level near the cafeteria.  Guests may enter the building from the main entrance by the water fountain or the enter on the east side of the building by the clock tower.

If you are unable to attend the forum, please submit your input using this survey link,

To maintain our schedule of launching this search as soon as possible, please submit your responses by Noon on Monday, June 6th. The survey will be deactivated at that point.

Comments from the surveys and forums will be used to develop a position profile used for recruiting applicants.

If you have any questions, please contact Tracy Hagman, JWCC director of public relations and marketing at



John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today's needs and tomorrow's opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees, certificates, and personal enrichment courses.