VP for Instruction Dr. Gratton Named President of NMSU-Carlsbad
1/23/2012 8:10:40 a.m. - Hobbs, NM. Dr. John Gratton, VP for lstruction for 6 1/2 years at NMJC, is now President of NMSU - Carlsbad.
Guy Kesner, NMJC Board Chair, said "NMJC saw a significant increase in enrollment for dual credit and online classes under Gratton. John was active in the community through Hobbs Rotary, Hobbs Chamber of Commerce, First United Methodist Church, and many more organizations."
President McCleery said, "John will be a compliment to Carlsbad, but it is sad for NMJC because he is truly one of the finest professionals I've worked with. I didn't ever have to worry if details were covered. Anytime someone gets an opportunity like this, we ought to stand on the street corner and celebrate. We are happy for him but sad for NMJC."
Congratulations, John. Your upbeat personality is truly an "award-winning" quality that NMSU-Carlsbad will soon experience!