Gena Glickman CTMirror file photo
Gena Glickman
Gena Glickman CTMirror file photo

Gena Glickman, the president of the state’s largest community college, has been named one of four finalists to lead a community college on Long Island.

Glickman, 64, has been the president of Manchester Community College since 2008 and is seeking to lead Nassau Community College, Newsday reported Thursday.

It is unclear when a decision will be made, as Nassau has struggled to fill its vacant presidency for years amid a host of controversies, according to Inside Higher Ed.

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Jacqueline Rabe Thomas

Jacqueline was CT Mirror’s Education and Housing Reporter, and an original member of the CT Mirror staff, joining shortly before our January 2010 launch. Her awards include the best-of-show Theodore A. Driscoll Investigative Award from the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists in 2019 for reporting on inadequate inmate health care, first-place for investigative reporting from the New England Newspaper and Press Association in 2020 for reporting on housing segregation, and two first-place awards from the National Education Writers Association in 2012. She was selected for a prestigious, year-long Propublica Local Reporting Network grant in 2019, exploring a range of affordable and low-income housing issues. Before joining CT Mirror, Jacqueline was a reporter, online editor and website developer for The Washington Post Co.’s Maryland newspaper chains. Jacqueline received an undergraduate degree in journalism from Bowling Green State University and a master’s in public policy from Trinity College.

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