An Ivy Tech Community College official is leaving his post to lead a community college in Arkansas.
John Hogan, associate vice president for student affairs and placement and former chancellor of Ivy Tech Community College’s Columbus/Franklin region, has been named president of National Park Community College in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Hogan led Ivy Tech’s six-county Columbus/Franklin region during a period of high enrollment growth, doubling its size in three years, according to a statement from Ivy Tech. In Hogan’s tenure as chancellor, the region grew from 3,328 students during the 2002-03 academic year to 9,593 in 2011-12.
The number of academic programs available to students in the region doubled under Hogan’s leadership. Additionally, the Columbus/Franklin region has helped Ivy Tech be the leader throughout the state the college’s high school dual-credit program.
Hogan was appointed to his current position in December. He was working with various departments and regional leadership to offer more cooperative learning, job placement and internship opportunities for students.