Probert Takes Over at Great Plains College

Image

 

For the past two weeks Great Plains College has been dealing with the departure of their President and CEO David Francis. 

In his place, Bruce Probert has been named interim President and CEO. It's a familiar role for him, as he served as President and CEO of the College in the past, and has also served as the Vice-President.
 
Probert says the operation of the College will continue normally: "Mostly we plan to stay the course, Great Plains is a great college. We intend to be responsive to employers and students, meeting those employment needs of the entire southwest region."
 
He adds an ongoing challenge with colleges is finding enough funding to offer enough training, and believes that Great Plains College meets that challenge, saying the staff at the college are terrific, and that from his standpoint, there's not a lot to do but keep a hand on the rudder. 
 
Probert will not be involved in the hiring process of his replacement, as that will be up to the Board of Governors of Great Plains College.
 
Todd Vallee talked with Bruce Probert of Great Plains College 
 
 

Share This:

  • Lyric Phase One Upstairs

    Lyric Celebrates Phase One of Renovations

    Friday October 31, 2014

    The historic Lyric Theatre in Swift Current held a gathering Thursday afternoon to celebrate the end of Phase One of their building renova

  • chamber logo

    Chamber Hosting Ag Appreciation Night

    Friday October 31, 2014

    An inaugural "Farmer Appreciation Night" will be hosted by the Swift Current & District Chamber of Commerce on November 7th. The even

  • halloweencandy

    Have a Happy and Healthy Halloween!

    Friday October 31, 2014

    Today is Halloween, a great time of year if you're a kid or a kid at heart. Parents will want to make sure their little ghost or goblin h

  • prairie view grand coteau 009

    Monster Mash at Shaunavon Museum

    Friday October 31, 2014

    The Grand Coteau Heritage and Cultural Centre in Shaunavon is celebrating Halloween today with their annual Monster Mash. Kids ages 12 an

  • Saskatchewanderer Photo

    Saskatchewan's Best Job Ever is Open

    Thursday October 30, 2014

    Considered the best job ever, the Government of Saskatchewan is looking for a new Saskatchewanderer. This year long position, which partn

Search Local News Archives

National News

  • View more