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Hadlock's career in education includes two years of public school
teaching and 34-plus years of community college teaching and administration. At
North Central Texas College he has served in virtually every area of college
operations. In addition to part-time teaching assignments -- one academic
(psychology) and one technical (electronic spreadsheets) and a staff assignment
as vocational counselor, he has served in all the following administrative
positions: Director of Counseling & Testing, Associate Dean of Instruction
for Continuing Education, Director of Admissions/Registrar, Dean of Student
Services, Dean of Arts & Sciences, Vice President of Instruction, Interim
President and President.
Educational credentials include the following degrees: Bachelor of Science,
Hardin-Simmons University, 1967; Master of Education, East Texas State
University, 1971; and the Doctor of Education, East Texas State University,
1974. Prior to completing his undergraduate degree he knew that he wanted to
work in a college setting in some capacity. After completing his military
obligation with the United States Navy he began his graduate work which included
a minor in community college education.
Dr. Hadlock currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Texas
Association of Community Colleges. Memberships in professional organizations
have included: Texas Association of Community College Chief Student Affairs
Administrators, past president; Texas Community College Teachers Association;
Texas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers; and the
Texas Community College Instructional Administrators. In addition, he has served
as a Reaffirmation Committee member for the Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools. As a committee member he has participated in reaffirmation visits to 14
different community colleges across the country.
His civic and service activities include the following: Cooke County Campfire
Board of Directors, past president; Edison School PTA, past president;
Gainesville Kiwanis, past president; Gainesville ISD Educational Excellence
Committee, bond election treasurer; and Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors, chairman 1997.
Eddie and his wife Donna have two children, Heather and David, and are the
proud grandparents of Ashton and Zander.
Dr. Eddie Hadlock
Room 101A (ASC 100 Building – Gainesville