VERSAILLES, Ky. (April 15, 2016) — Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Jay K. Box announced today the appointment of Dr. Jennifer Lindon as president of Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC).
Lindon is an experienced leader who currently is HCTC’s Occupational Technologies/Workforce Solutions dean and chief campus administrator. Since joining the college in 1998, she has served in a variety of roles, including assistant professor.
“Dr. Lindon’s background and experience here at HCTC have prepared her well to lead this college,” Box said. “I’m sure she’ll do great things for the students, faculty, staff and communities HCTC serves.”
Lindon earned a doctoral degree in community college leadership from Mississippi State University. She earned a master’s and bachelor’s degree in business administration from Morehead State University. She also attended HCTC as a transfer student.
“I am honored to serve the students, faculty, staff and the Southeastern Kentucky region in the position of president of Hazard Community and Technical College,” Lindon said. “Having started my educational career at HCTC, I truly feel HCTC is my home, and I am excited about the opportunities ahead and the future of the area.”
Lindon will begin her duties as HCTC president on June 1.
“Jennifer Lindon will be a tremendous president for Hazard Community and Technical College,” said Stephen Bowling, vice chair of the HCTC board. “We look forward to her hard work, dedication and commitment to the college and the principles that we stand for in our community.”