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Kibbie Speaks To Students

By Staff | Nov 12, 2015

Iowa Educators Gather at Iowa Lakes – Former Iowa Senator Jack Kibbie and Iowa State University Professor Dr. Larry Ebbers were on hand at Iowa Lakes Community College in Emmetsburg on Thursday, Oct. 7, to talk to community college educators from across the state. Kibbie, who is known as “the father of Iowa’s community college system, talked to a group of over a dozen educators about the history and importance of Iowa’s community colleges. Kibbie is renowned for sponsoring legislation in 1965 to create Iowa’s community colleges and bringing it to a realization a year later. Through his career in legislation that began in in 1960, Kibbie has been a steadfast supporter of Iowa’s community colleges and served on the Iowa Lakes Community College Board for 18 years. -- Anesa McGregor photo