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Dr. Robert Poorman - Community College Project

Dr. Robert Poorman served as the first president for Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, Illinois, beginning in 1976 until he stepped down from that post in 1988. Dr. Poorman highlights the challenges faced at Lincoln Land Community College during its earliest years, and its growth over an eleven county area, and later stretching to fifteen counties.

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Challenges of Large District


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