Eleven years and 11 days ago, John Hogan embarked on a mission to lead the Columbus/Franklin region of Ivy Tech Community College.
Thursday morning, the chancellor said farewell to the campus he has helped grow in that time.
Hogan has been appointed the community college system's new associate vice president for student affairs and placement, a position that will allow him to help better align degree offerings with the job market.
The reception held in his honor — attended by dozens of friends and colleagues in the community and at the college — was more about thank yous than farewells.
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