Kellogg Community College will welcome a new Vice President of Instruction to start 2019.

The college announced today that Dr. Paul R. Watson will take the helm as the new VP of Instruction January 2nd. He will replace current instruction vice president Dr. Kevin Rabineau, who is scheduled to retire at the end of 2018.

Watson comes to KCC from the Pennsylvania College of Technology, where he is the current Dean of Academic Success, with 13 years of teaching experience at the secondary and post-secondary levels in Pennsylvania and New York.

KCC President Mark O'Connell stated that Watson "brings a wealth of instructional experience as a faculty member and college administrator and we are thrilled to have him at KCC."

Watson was selected from the college's hiring committee after screening applicants and working with Illinois-based Pauly Group, an academic search consulting firm.