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Presidential Candidates

The Presidential Search Committee have chosen the final candidates for a new president of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.

Open forums for the Presidential finalists will be held November 10 and 11, 2015. The following open sessions for each candidate are designated for the various groups on our campuses.  If you cannot attend the session designated for your group, you may sit in on one of the other open sessions listed below during that day.

Mr. James Buyea will visit Southern on Tuesday, November 10; and Dr. Robert Gunter and Mr. Alton Scales will visit Southern on Wednesday, November 11.  During each interview, the candidate will tour Southern’s Logan and Williamson campuses and meet with Committee, the Chancellor for Community and Technical College Education, and members of the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education.

For all of the latest information regarding the search, please visit the Presidential Search Committee's Progress Reports page by clicking here.

Mr. James A. Buyea

Mr. James A. Buyea
Chief Information Officer
Jefferson Community College
Watertown, New York

Curriculum Vitae

On-campus Visit Schedule

 Dr. Robert E. Gunter

Dr. Robert E. Gunter
Vice President for Workforce Education
Arkansas State University Mid-South
West Memphis, Arkansas

Curriculum Vitae

On-campus Visit Schedule

 Alton D. Scales

Mr. Alton D. Scales
Consultant
Capitol Peaks Advising, LLC
Tampa, Florida

Curriculum Vitae

On-campus Visit Schedule