The Jamestown Com-munity College Board of Trustees has selected Cory L. Duckworth as a finalist in the search for a new president of the college.
This action is pending approval from the State University of New York board of trustees which will meet in June.
Succeeding Gregory T. DeCinque, who is retiring from JCC after a 19-year presidency, Dr. Duckworth is expected to begin his new position on or about Sept. 3.
Dr. Duckworth currently serves as vice president for student affairs at Utah Valley University, a post he has held since 2003.
He previously served as vice president for university advancement and marketing at Ferris State University, associate vice president for institutional advancement at Utah Valley State College and executive director of the St. Cloud University Foundation.
Additionally, he served as executive assistant to the president for planning and development at Minot State University, and assistant director of development, instructor of political science, and pre-law advisor at Southern Utah University.
A member of the Utah Bar Association, Dr. Duckworth earned a juris doctorate at the University of Utah College of Law.
He earned a master's degree in political science at the University of Utah, and a bachelor's degree in political science and psychology at Utah State University.