THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS STORY: DETAILS STILL EMERGING. Updated at 11:30AM
Hastings College President Dennis Trotter has resigned from the school. An email was sent out this morning just before 9AM announcing the resignation.
A press conference will be held Monday afternoon at Hastings College to provide more details. KHAS Radio will follow this story.
Trotter was first announce to succeed Phil Dudley as President of Hastings College on Febuary 26 2011. He began work on July 1, 2011. His inaguration was held on September 14, 2012. Trotter was Hastings College's 15th President.
February 4, 2013, 8:49 The Board of Trustees has reluctantly accepted the resignation of President Dennis Trotter. The Board, after accepting the resignation, deliberated and unanimously elected Don Jackson '70, Vice President for Advancement, former Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and former long- time global Chief Operating Officer of Easter Seals, as his successor.
Don Jackson Biography from hastings.edu
A Hastings College graduate, Donald Jackson ’70 of LaGrange Park, Ill. is chief operating officer of Easter Seals, Inc., which benefits more than one million individuals with disabilities or special needs and their families each year through over 550 program sites. He is responsible for all internal operations of the organization as well as overseeing program services, marketing, corporate relations, human resources, training, and relationships with 80 affiliate organizations in the U.S. and one international affiliation with Ability First Australia. Prior to joining Easter Seals, Mr. Jackson was president of Rehabilitation Systems, Inc., a multi-state health care corporation he founded. He holds an MS in rehabilitation administration from DePaul University and a certificate in physical therapy from Northwestern University. Mr. Jackson was elected to the Hastings College Board of Trustees in 2007. He serves on the Budget and Finance Committee and is a director of the Hastings College Foundation.