Presidential Candidate Finalists

Dr. Douglas J. Jensen

Doug JensenDouglas J. Jensen, Ed.D., is currently the Assistant Director Educational Services, Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT) for  the Alabama Department of Commerce in Montgomery, AL. Under the supervision and oversight of the Alabama Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Dr. Jensen promotes and advances economic development through statewide education and training services to new and expanding businesses throughout the state.

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Dr. Joseph E. Collins

Joseph CollinsJoseph E. Collins, Ph. D., is currently the Vice President for Academic Affairs at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.  He recently completed a fourteen month assignment as the Acting Interim President at COD. Dr. Collins has extensive expertise in quality management and community college accreditation. 

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Dr. Trevor A. Kubatzke

Trevor KubatzkeTrevor A. Kubatzke, PhD., currently serves as the Vice President of Student Services for Milwaukee Area Technical College in Milwaukee, WI. In his role for MATC, Dr. Kubatzke provides leadership for the division of Student Services, including the departments of Admissions, Financial Aid, Testing, Interpreter Services, Advising, Counseling, Student Accommodations, Intercollegiate Athletics, Student Life, Multicultural and Bilingual Services, Student Retention, Registration, academic support, tutoring, recruitment, and Veterans Services. 

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Community Open Forums

Open community forums will be held on the following dates and times with the indicated finalist in the Student Center Atrium on RVC’s main campus (3301 North Mulford Road):

Monday, August 29, 4:30-6:00 p.m.: Dr. Jensen

Tuesday, August 30, 4:30-6:00 p.m.: Dr. Collins

Wednesday, August 31, 4:30-6:00 p.m.: Dr. Kubatzke


The forums are open to anyone in the community who wishes to attend. Beginning at 4:30 p.m. for each forum, the candidate will introduce him or herself briefly and will then answer questions from the audience. The sessions will all conclude with a meet-and-greet opportunity with the candidates.