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Two-Year Colleges
4:42 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Ala.'s 2-Year College Head To Earn $271K A Year

Board votes on new two-year college chancellor Mark Heinrich's salary.
Shelton State Community College

The new chancellor of Alabama's two-year college system will receive more than $270,000 a year.

Mark Heinrich has agreed to a three-year contract that will pay him $250,000 annually in salary. It will also provide a yearly housing allowance of $21,000.

The State Board of Education approved the deal Thursday. Heinrich has agreed to the terms but still has to sign the contract.

The board voted last week to hire Heinrich, who has been president of Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa.

Two-Year Chancellor
5:22 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Tuscaloosa President Chosen Alabama Chancellor

Shelton State Pres. Mark Heinrich has been named the chancellor of Alabama's two-year college system.
Shelton State Community College

The State Board of Education has chosen the president of Shelton State Community College to be the chancellor of Alabama's two-year college system.


The board voted unanimously Thursday to select Mark Heinrich of Tuscaloosa over Blake Flanders, who is vice president of workforce development for the Kansas Board of Regents. Board members said they were swayed by the way Heinrich got Shelton State back on sound ground after corruption problems in some of Alabama's two-year colleges.

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Two-Year Chancellor
4:43 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

California Candidate Drops Out Of Alabama Search

The search for Alabama's next two-year college chancellor is down to two after one candidate drops out.

One of the three finalists to be Alabama's two-year college chancellor has withdrawn his name.

Gregory Gray announced that he has decided to stay in California as chancellor of the Riverside Community College District. His decision came after district board members and others asked him to stay.

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