At the CCC Board of Education meeting on May 11th, the board approved a joint message from the board and president of CCC to be publicly released. The message states:
President Breitmeyer is honored to have served as the president of Clatsop Community College and is proud of the achievements accomplished in collaboration with the college. He has made this decision to move to the next phase of his career with the full support of the board.
Both President Breitmeyer and the Board express their gratitude for the accomplishments achieved during their shared tenure. Their collaborative efforts have played a pivotal role in advancing the mission and vision of Clatsop Community College, fostering academic excellence, and empowering students to pursue their educational goals.
The Board of Education recognizes President Breitmeyer for his dedication, passion, and tireless efforts in advancing the mission of the college over the last six years They express their gratitude for the strong leadership provided and the positive impact made during his tenure.
As a top priority, the Board will initiate a process to identify and appoint an interim President who will lead Clatsop Community College during this transitional period. Additionally, they will engage in a comprehensive search for a permanent President to ensure continuity and the sustained success of the institution. In addition, the Board will look for committed citizens of the community to fill Board vacancies that will not be filled at the election on May 16th.
President Breitmeyer and the Board of Education remain committed to a smooth transition and a seamless handover of responsibilities. They will continue to work collaboratively to provide support and guidance to the interim President. As Clatsop Community College embarks on this new chapter, the Board of Education assures all stakeholders, including faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members, that the mission of providing high-quality education, fostering a culture of inclusivity, and supporting student success will remain at the forefront of their endeavors.