Kaskaskia College To Honor Dr. Jim Underwood

Kaskaskia College President, Dr. Jim Underwood.

Kaskaskia College will honor Dr. Jim and Roxie Underwood with an open house Friday, June 12, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m., in the Lifelong Learning Center.

Dr. Underwood will retire from Kaskaskia College after 45 years in community college education, with the past 14 years as President of KC. Under his leadership, the college established education centers in Vandalia, Salem, Greenville, Trenton, and Nashville. He was influential in the unprecedented 80% enrollment increase over the past 14 years. The growth resulted in $2.5 million in additional revenue which was applied to new programs, educational sites, faculty and staff, and advances in technology.

Everyone is invited to the open house to honor Dr. Jim Underwood.