At its May 3 meeting, the Technical College of the Lowcountry Area Commission formally accepted the resignation of College President Dr. Thomas C. Leitzel. The Commission then appointed Dr. Gina Mounfield as Interim President effective June 1 until a permanent selection is made.
Leitzel recently accepted the presidency at South Florida State College and will leave TCL at the end of the month.
Mounfield has served as the TCL Vice President for Academic Affairs since 2007. Prior to TCL, she was the Vice President for Career Programs at Midlands Technical College in Columbia, S.C. Mounfield has more than 30 years of higher education experience.
The Commission also began preparation for the presidential search that will be conducted with the assistance of the S.C. Technical College System Office.
The Technical College of the Lowcountry is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all qualified applicants for admissions or employment without regard to race, gender, national origin, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, disability, or political affiliation or belief.