The Northeast Iowa Community College Board of Trustees announced Dr. Herbert Riedel as the College’s next president.
Dr. Riedel served as president of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Andalusia, AL where he introduced program offerings in advanced manufacturing, healthcare, and short-term skills training, as well as an honor’s program and the College’s first student housing complex. Previously, Dr. Riedel served as vice president for instruction and student development for Northeast Texas Community College in Mt. Pleasant, TX.
The process for selecting the next president included a comprehensive, nationwide search conducted by consultants R.H Perry and Associates, a review of qualified applicants by the President Search Committee at NICC, the selection of four finalists for the position, and public forums and interview sessions with the Board of Trustees, the public, faculty, staff, and students.
Northeast Iowa Community College serves eight counties in northeast Iowa and surrounding areas. Offering academic programs of study in a variety of disciplines, in addition to online and blended learning, customized business and industry training, short-term certification options and adult education and literacy, the College is committed to affordable, high-quality education and training to ensure the growth and vitality of northeast Iowa.