A-B Tech president Betty Young’s resignation memo

Dr. Betty Young, the president of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College who was hired last year and inaugurated in May, announced on Dec. 23, 2008, that she would resign. Young’s announcement does not say when her resignation would take effect.

In an e-mailed memo sent to college faculty and staff, Young cited her goals and accomplishments, then goes on to say: “So with so much being accomplished, what has created a sense of discontent among some people of A-B Tech? Have we moved too quickly, is there not enough buy-in, is it my style of leadership?”

Click here to read Young’s full memo.

Two other documents accompanied Young’s announcement that she planned to resign.

Click here to read a new student survey, which provides demographic information on new students. Click here to read a review of the college’s goals and objectives.


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