Dr. Brent Wallace will soon take the reins as president of North Central Texas College, which has campuses in Flower Mound, Corinth and Gainesville.
Currently vice president of instruction, Wallace started working at NCTC in August 2011 as vice president of instruction and chief academic officer. The board of regents approved his selection in a 6-0 vote Thursday, according to a news release.
The West Texas native attended Hardin Simmons University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in business administration/marketing. He later attended Abilene Christian University, completing a master of arts in human communication and graduate certifications in conflict resolution and family dispute mediation.
He completed his doctorate in higher education administration from Texas Tech University in 2010 while working at the Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing, a consortium of Abilene Christian University, Hardin Simmons University and McMurry University, according to a news release. He served as dean and director of student services at the school. Wallace worked as chair of business management and administration at Cisco College, where he was later promoted to dean of instruction.
Dr. Eddie Hadlock, who has been at NCTC for 40 years, announced his retirement as president on March 24 effective Aug. 31.