Elizabeth Burmaster

The Nicolet College Board of Trustees named Kenneth Urban Interim President of the college during a special meeting of the board Monday.

Urban will begin those duties July 1, the day after current President Elizabeth Burmaster ends her tenure in that position.

Burmaster is returning to her hometown of Frederick, Md., where she has been named President of Frederick Community College.

She has been President of Nicolet College since 2009.

The board will soon begin a nationwide search to select a new president of Nicolet College.

Frederick Community College


College's departing president says she will greatly miss the Northwoods.

Tuesday, Libby Burmaster told staff she was returning to her hometown of Frederick, Maryland to be president of the community college there.

Burmaster succeeded Adrian Lorbetske at Nicolet in 2009. She had been Superintendent of the state Department of Public Instruction prior to coming to Nicolet. She says she loves the school and the Northwoods and enjoyed the work put in by the communities for the college...

The Nicolet College Board of Trustees has begun talking about the process they would take should they need to hire a new president.

Nicolet College President Libby Burmaster has been listed as a finalist for the president's position at Rock Valley College in Rockford, Illinois. She had been a finalist for the presidency of Edgewood College in Madison. Edgewood College this week announced Dr. Scott Flanagan, a vice-president at the school, as it's president.