Mark Heinrich

Business & Education
5:55 am
Thu June 12, 2014

3 Alabama Community Colleges Change Leaders

Three of Alabama's community colleges have new leaders.

Community college Chancellor Mark Heinrich says the State Board of Education has approved the appointment of Andrea Mayfield as president of Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa. She had been at East Mississippi Community College for 18 years, including serving as a dean and a vice president.

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Gadsen State President
4:43 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Change In President Made At Gadsden State

After a vote of no confidence the president of Gadsden State Community College is out on paid administrative leave and an interim president is taking over.
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The president of Gadsden State Community College is out on paid administrative leave and an interim president is taking over.

The chancellor of the Alabama Community College System, Mark Heinrich, announced Monday that President Ray Staats was placed on paid administrative leave. Heinrich named William Blow acting president.

Blow is a retired executive from the Alabama Commission on Higher Education. He served as interim president at Gadsden State before Staats was hired in 2011. His appointment is effective Aug. 1.

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Shelton State Community College
8:28 am
Mon April 15, 2013

3 finalists Named for Shelton State President

sheltonstate.edu

The three finalists for president of Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa come from Alabama, Arkansas and Kansas.

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Community College-Courses
5:07 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Ala. Officials Considering Free College Courses

Ala. Community College System Chancellor Mark Heinrich is working on legislation to maximize participation in community college courses by offering them for free
Credit Shelton State Community College

State officials are considering introducing a bill that would allow high school students to enroll in community college courses for free.


Community College System Chancellor Mark Heinrich says he is working with state lawmakers to draft a bill on the issue as early as the 2013 legislative session. Heinrich made the statement Tuesday at the Economic Development Association of Alabama's winter conference.

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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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