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Tony Newberry (Chancellor, Kentucky Community and Technical College System, Community College Branch, 1998-2002) is president of Jefferson Community and Technical College and was interim chancellor and then chancellor of Kentucky Community and Technical College System's (KCTCS) community college branch. In this interview, Newberry discusses his career in Kentucky's community colleges and his position at the University of Kentucky Community College System (UKCCS) office. He speaks about Governor Paul Patton's early interest in higher education reform, debate surrounding the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act, and opposition to the Act among some of the community college presidents. Newberry commends President Michael McCall's work with the KCTCS board and the board's community-driven approach to consolidation. He also talks about KCTCS's successes in the areas of work-force development and enrollment.

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2010oh044_cc071

Interviewee Name

Tony Newberry

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Margaret Lane

Interview Date

2007-11-06

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Newberry, Tony Interview by Margaret Lane. 06 Nov. 2007. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Newberry, T. (2007, November 06). Interview by M. Lane. Community Colleges of Kentucky: Metamorphosis, 1998-2008, Decade of Progress of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Newberry, Tony, interview by Margaret Lane. November 06, 2007, Community Colleges of Kentucky: Metamorphosis, 1998-2008, Decade of Progress of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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