RRC criticized for 'inexplicable' decision not to renew President Vogt’s contract

August 2, 2019

The Board of Governors at Red River College has been criticized by several members of the postsecondary community for its “inexplicable and regrettable decision” to not renew the contract of current President Paul Vogt. RRC Board Chair Loren Cisyk confirmed the decision, stating that the “board has decided that we would like to go in a different direction.” CBC stated that Cisyk did not elaborate on what this direction would look like. "I had expressed my eagerness to continue as president, so I can't hide my disappointment over the decision," Vogt stated in an internal email. "Or my surprise — it doesn't align with the feedback I have received in my time here." Other members of the postsecondary community indicated their confusion and drew parallels to other recent board issues in the province. CBC (MB)