DECATUR - Richland Community College is celebrating the career of President, Gayle Saunders. She is retiring, after serving the college for 15 years.
She says Richland is one of Decatur’s jewels and she's grateful to have held a leadership position like this one.
Tuesday evening, Saunders told WAND News, “It's been a lot of fun tonight. I've seen many of my older friends, people that supported me when I was first hired 15 years ago. As well as many, many new friends and it's just really really a lot of fun. And it's great to have my family here as well."
Saunders will be retiring March 1st.
Chuck Novak will be taking over as interim president, until a permanent replacement is found.