Columbus Tech. president announces retirement

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - After almost 15 years of leading Columbus Technical College, one of the many leaders in Columbus' higher education community is taking his leave.

President J. Robert Jones has announced Thursday his retirement from the technical college which will take effect next summer.

In an email to his staff and faculty members, Mr. Jones wrote, "today, I am proud to say that the college is strong academically, fiscally, and physically."

Jones reached several goals during his tenure at Columbus Tech such as expanding the student body, improving facilities and providing an excellent teaching and learning environment.

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