The president of East Mississippi Community College in Scooba, Miss., told the board of directors Monday night that he will retire, effective June 30.
Dr. Tommy Davis, 70, has 49 years in education. He came to his alma mater as president in 1990.
EMCC is now the fastest-growing community college in the state.
Board chairman Linda Jackson said the position will be advertised in the near future. Qualified candidates are invited to apply.