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Northwest Florida State College selects Dr. Cristie Kedroski as interim president

Dr. Cristie Kedroski has been unanimously selected by the Board of Trustees to serve as the interim president of Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) effective July 6, 2024. With over 20 […]

Dr. Cristie Kedroski has been unanimously selected by the Board of Trustees to serve as the interim president of Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) effective July 6, 2024.

  • The decision reflects the board’s confidence in Dr. Kedroski’s ability to lead the institution with integrity and vision.

With over 20 years of experience in community, economic, and higher education, Dr. Kedroski has a proven track record of success in academic administration, student services, grant management, and community outreach, according to the college.

She has been instrumental in developing innovative academic programs, enhancing student retention and graduation rates, and overseeing enrollment management strategies that have led to seven consecutive semesters of increased enrollment at NWFSC.

“I am honored to be selected as the Interim President of Northwest Florida State College,” Dr. Kedroski stated. “I look forward to working closely with our dedicated faculty, staff, and community partners to continue our mission of providing exceptional educational opportunities and fostering a supportive and innovative learning environment for all students.”

As interim president, Dr. Kedroski will focus on maintaining the high quality of educational and student support services provided by the college while stewarding its strategic initiatives.

  • Lori Kelley, Chair of the Board of Trustees, extended her congratulations to Dr. Kedroski, stating, “Dr. Kedroski’s experience and dedication to this institution make her the ideal candidate to guide the College during this transitional period. The Board had thorough deliberations, ensuring we chose an Interim President who embodies the College’s values.”

Dr. Devin Stephenson, the current president of NWFSC and president-elect of Florida Polytechnic University, also congratulated Dr. Kedroski on her selection, noting her unwavering commitment to the mission and vision of the college and her strong leadership skills.

“My congratulations to Dr. Cristie Kedroski on her selection as Interim President of Northwest Florida State College,” remarked Dr. Devin Stephenson. “I look forward to observing the continued innovation and advancement of the institution under Dr. Kedroski’s leadership.”

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