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Edison State College president says he will accelerate his succession

Dr. Kenneth Walker, president of Edison State College, listens during a board of trustees meeting on the Fort Myers campus on Friday morning. After suffering a vote of no-confidence from faculty last spring, and last month's faculty senate meeting that called for his immediate resignation, Walker told a packed room he will accelerate his succession plan, which he will discuss further at the next board meeting scheduled for November 22. Tristan Spinski/Staff

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Dr. Kenneth Walker, president of Edison State College, listens during a board of trustees meeting on the Fort Myers campus on Friday morning. After suffering a vote of no-confidence from faculty last spring, and last month's faculty senate meeting that called for his immediate resignation, Walker told a packed room he will accelerate his succession plan, which he will discuss further at the next board meeting scheduled for November 22. Tristan Spinski/Staff

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  • Dr. Kenneth Walker, president of Edison State College, talks with reporters after a board of trustees meeting on the Fort Myers campus on Friday morning. After suffering a vote of no-confidence from faculty last spring, and last month's faculty senate meeting that called for his immediate resignation, Walker told a packed room he will accelerate his succession plan, which he will discuss further at the next board meeting scheduled for November 22. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Barbara Cox, a first-year education student at Edison State College in Fort Myers, clasps her hands as school president Dr. Kenneth Walker announces he will accelerate his succession plan during a board of trustees meeting on the Fort Myers campus on Friday morning. After suffering a vote of no-confidence from faculty last spring, and last month's faculty senate meeting that called for his immediate resignation, Walker told a packed room he will accelerate his succession plan, which he will discuss further at the next board meeting scheduled for November 22. 'I was hoping he was resigning,' Cox said after the meeting. 'But it's better than nothing.' Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Barbara Cox, a first-year education student at Edison State College in Fort Myers, clasps her hands as school president Dr. Kenneth Walker announces he will accelerate his succession plan during a board of trustees meeting on the Fort Myers campus on Friday morning. After suffering a vote of no-confidence from faculty last spring, and last month's faculty senate meeting that called for his immediate resignation, Walker told a packed room he will accelerate his succession plan, which he will discuss further at the next board meeting scheduled for November 22. 'I was hoping he was resigning,' Cox said after the meeting. 'But it's better than nothing.' Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Dr. Kenneth Walker, president of Edison State College, listens during a board of trustees meeting on the Fort Myers campus on Friday morning. After suffering a vote of no-confidence from faculty last spring, and last month's faculty senate meeting that called for his immediate resignation, Walker told a packed room he will accelerate his succession plan, which he will discuss further at the next board meeting scheduled for November 22. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Scenes from the Edison State College board of trustees meeting on the Fort Myers campus on Friday morning. After suffering a vote of no-confidence from faculty last spring, and last month's faculty senate meeting that called for his immediate resignation, school president Dr. Kenneth Walker told a packed room he will accelerate his succession plan, which he will discuss further at the next board meeting scheduled for November 22. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Edison State College board of trustees member Chris Vernon Fort Myers discusses agenda items during a meeting on the Fort Myers campus on Friday morning. After suffering a vote of no-confidence from faculty last spring, and last month's faculty senate meeting that called for his immediate resignation, Edison State College president Dr. Kenneth Walker told a packed room he will accelerate his succession plan, which he will discuss further at the next board meeting scheduled for November 22. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Cheryl Turton, a faculty member in the nursing program at Edison State College in Fort Myers, addresses the school's board of trustees during the public comment session of the meeting on the Fort Myers campus on Friday morning. After suffering a vote of no-confidence from faculty last spring, and last month's faculty senate meeting that called for his immediate resignation, Edison State College president Dr. Kenneth Walker told a packed room he will accelerate his succession plan, which he will discuss further at the next board meeting scheduled for November 22. Tristan Spinski/Staff

After suffering a vote of no-confidence from faculty last spring, and last month's faculty senate meeting that called for his immediate resignation, Edison State College president Dr. Kenneth Walker told a packed room at the board of trustees meeting on Friday that he will accelerate his succession plan, which he will discuss further at the next board meeting scheduled for November 22.

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