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New BRTC president talks about practicality of two-year colleges

Discusses changes in today’s modern education approach

POCAHONTAS—New president of Black River Technical College, Dr. Martin Eggensperger, was special guest at the May 29 Pocahontas Rotary luncheon where he spoke about the growing significance and practicality of two-year colleges compared to larger schools as well as key changes in today’s education approach compared to years past.

BRTC named Eggensperger, a native of Randolph County, the institution’s fifth president in April upon concluding a lengthy search period. He most recently served as vice chancellor for academic affairs at ASU Mountain Home and will take over for BRTC Interim President Dr. Jan Ziegler. Pocahontas Rotary President Erin Mathews introduced Eggensperger, with whom she graduated from Maynard High School.

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