Marty Cavalluzzi has been the president of the Pierce College Puyallup campus since 2013.

Current Pierce President one of six finalists for position at Olympic College

College President Marty Cavalluzzi has applied to become the new president of Olympic College in Bremerton.

He has reached the final round of the application process and is one of six professionals vying for the position.

Cavalluzzi announced this in an email sent to all Pierce staff on Sunday morning. In the email, he wrote his decision to apply came after much ‘soul-searching.’

He also wrote that, if selected, this new position will encourage his professional growth. Cavalluzzi has applied to no other school, calling OC his ‘best fit.’

The OC Board of Trustees will announce the new president in early December.

The Kitsap Sun reports that every candidate is required to take part in a two-day interview process, meeting with the board of trustees and participate in public forums.

Cavalluzzi will attend interviews in November, according to his email.

The current OC President, David Mitchell, is scheduled to retire on December 31.

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Current Pierce President one of six finalists for position at Olympic College

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