Johnson County Community College has promoted one of its administrators to president of the college.
The college's trustees on Thursday named Joseph M. Sopcich the school's fifth president His is currently the college's executive vice president of administrative services.
The 58-year-old Sopcich will assume the presidency this summer. He will replace President Terry Calaway, who resigned after serving as president since June 2007.
The Kansas City Star reports Sopcich signed a three-year contract with a total compensation package of $317,900 a year. His base salary will be $240,000.