HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Carter File, a vice president at Hutchinson Community College, has been promoted to president of the college, beginning July 1.
The college's Board of Trustee's announced File's promotion Thursday. File has been vice president of finance and operations for the last 8 1/2 years. He will replace Edward Berger, who became president of the college in 1991.
The Hutchinson News reports File will be paid a base annual salary of $130,000, with additional reimbursements. He signed a two-year contract.
The college says 27 applicants originally sought the job. A search committee interviewed seven people and called four back for second interviews.