Rock Valley College

RVC Presidential Search Finalists

Rock Valley College is pleased to announce the two finalists who have been selected in the search for its next president. The finalists for the position are:

  • Ms. Amy A. King
  • Dr. Howard J. Spearman

Brief bios on each candidate can be found below. You will have an opportunity to meet and ask questions of the two finalists at open forums being held in-person and virtually July 20-21, 2020.

RSVP now for the forums you wish to attend.

Amy KingMs. Amy A. King

Amy A. King most recently served as the central region Group President for DeVry University.  In that role, Ms. King had executive oversight of 12 campuses in Illinois, Indiana, Texas, Missouri, and Colorado serving 4500 undergraduate and graduate students.  Ms. King holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Illinois University, a Master of Business Administration degree from Benedictine University, and is pursuing her Doctor of Education degree from the University of Southern California.


Dr. Howard SpearmanDr. Howard J. Spearman

Dr. Howard J. Spearman currently serves as the Vice President, Student Affairs and Chief Student Services Officer for Madison College in Madison, Wisconsin. Madison College is one of sixteen technical colleges under the Wisconsin Technical College system serving 33,000 students. Dr. Spearman holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, a Master of Science in Education degree from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Cardinal Stritch University.