Official biography and additional background information for Jack E. Daniels

Photograph of Jack. E. Daniels provided by Madison College District Board of Trustees Presidential Search Ad Hoc Committee

Official biography for Jack E. Daniels (provided by Madison College District Board of Trustees Presidential Search Ad Hoc Committee)

Each of the three candidates selected as finalists to serve as president of Madison Area Technical College for will spend two days participating in forums and interviews for campus employees, students, and community members. The first day will be spent at regional campuses and the second day will be spent at the Truax campus in Madison.

As members of the community we serve, it is our privilege and responsibility to be informed, active participants in the process – to ask questions and educate others. Elected officials of Local 243 and many others, are busy gathering information to help us form a well rounded and complete picture of all three candidates.

The list below contains links to articles about this candidate that have appeared in various media. We will update this list as additional information becomes available. Please check back frequently over the next few days.

Jack E. Daniels III Resumé
(Submitted in 2009 for position as President of Suffolk Community College)

Suffolk Community College president search down to two
– Article by Rick Brand published in the Long Island edition of Newsday on December 2, 2009

L.A. Southwest College Revives its Summer Session
– Published in The Los Angeles Sentinel April 26, 2013
Excerpt: “We are excited to provide our students with much-needed classes during this summer,” said Dr. Jack E. Daniels, III, president, Los Angeles Southwest College. “The courses we are providing are critical to students’ ability to meet their degree and transfer requirements, which gives us more opportunities to serve our students and support their success.”

At Two-Year Colleges, Less Scrutiny Equals Less Athletic Equality
– Article by Katie Thomas, published in The New York Times on July 16, 2011. The article quotes numerous people, including Daniels.
Excerpt: Jack E. Daniels III, the president of Los Angeles Southwest, said he was aware of the need to add women’s teams. But the college’s financial situation is so dire, he is considering eliminating the entire athletic program, which currently costs about $300,000 a year.
“Right now, it’s probably a 50-50 proposition,” Daniels said. The new field house and football stadium were built using bonds approved by voters several years ago, when the economy was flush and “there was no indication of any financial downturn,” he said.

Jack Daniels, LA Southwest College, on Achieving the Dream (YouTube Video)

An interview with Jack Daniels, President of Los Angeles Southwest College, CA, recorded at D.R.E.A.M. — Achieving the Dream’s Annual Meeting on Student Success, held in March 2012 in Dallas, Texas.

Achieving the Dream profile of Los Angeles Southwest College

Last updated at 7:15 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2013