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November 5, 2012

CGTC president named

ATLANTA —  

Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Ron Jackson informed the State Board of the TCSG Thursday that Dr. Ivan Allen is his choice to become the permanent president of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) in Macon, effective immediately.  

 

Allen’s appointment means that he will be the president of the larger college that will result from the planned merger of CGTC and Middle Georgia Technical College (MGTC) in Warner Robins, which should occur in July 2013.

Jackson also recommended that the colleges, once combined, keep the Central Georgia Technical College name.

Allen has been the president of MGTC since 2005. Last June, Jackson asked him to serve as the interim president of CGTC following the retirement of Dr. Mike Moye.  

“Dr. Allen possesses the right skills to carry this big job forward. He’s widely known and well-respected throughout all of the communities that will be served by the merged college, and he’s deeply committed to the success of every one of his students. He has my full trust and utmost confidence that he’ll be a great president of what is going to be a bigger, stronger college,” said Jackson. 

Jackson added that the name reflects the important regional mission of the combined college. 

“I’ve received input from many of the community leaders in the areas served by both colleges, and there’s a general agreement about retaining the Central Georgia Technical College name. It speaks to the ability and reach of the larger college to provide enhanced workforce development and offer more support to the economy of this vital region of the state,” said Jackson.

Allen is a native of Macon who began his career at MGTC as an instructor in 1997. He also served as the college’s director of accreditation, director of instruction and division chair. He was named the TCSG instructor of the year in 2000. 

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