President's Page

Karen Simion
Interim President

The College’s Board of Regents has announced that it has identified an interim president who will serve until the search for the full-time president is complete. Dr. Tulensru Waguk, chair of the Board of Regents, reported that Karen Simion, MEd, who has been serving as the acting president is now the interim president effective May 05, 2020.

Mrs. Simion has worked for the College for thirty-two years beginning in 1988 at Chuuk Campus, and then moving to National Campus in 2005. She has served in a variety of positions such as an administrative assistant, faculty of English, Instructional Coordinator, Dean of Academic Programs, and Vice President for Instructional Affairs. Mrs. Simion also currently serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer for the college.

Mrs. Simion’s professional strengths are in assessment of student learning, accreditation, and supporting and leading innovation.

Interim President Simion shared in response to her appointment: “I am honored to be selected by the Board of Regents to serve as interim president during this unusual and trying time. I will do my best to promote quality education while keeping students, faculty, and staff safe and healthy.”

The college community welcomes Interim President Simion, and looks forward to her continued leadership towards achieving student success at the college.


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