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Cliff Davis named president of OTC Table Rock Campus

OTC Vice Chancellor Cliff Davis is the new president of the OTC Table Rock Campus. OTC’s Board of Trustees approved the appointment at its monthly meeting today, Monday, Oct. 6. Davis will assume his role as president Nov. 1.

Davis takes over for Dr. Jeff Jochems, who has served as Table Rock’s interim president since the campus opened in 2013. Jochems will now return his focus solely to the presidency of the OTC Richwood Valley Campus, a position he has held since July 2011.

Davis has served as vice chancellor for advancement, student affairs, strategic planning, and as executive director of the OTC Foundation for the past 10 years. He served on the OTC Board of Trustees from 1994-2004.

“Mr. Davis has an excellent record of service to OTC,” said Dr. Hal Higdon, chancellor of Ozarks Technical Community College. “His experience in advancement, student affairs and governmental relations will be invaluable as the OTC Table Rock Campus continues to grow and pursue new programs of study.”

“I’m excited about my new role as president of the OTC Table Rock Campus,” said Davis. “The college and the community have tremendous potential for growth – I look forward to expanding OTC’s reach and serving more students in the coming years.”

Before joining OTC, Davis served as the assistant to the vice president for student affairs and the assistant to the president/director of governmental relations at Missouri State University. Prior to his employment at Missouri State, he served as the vice president of community development and director of Leadership Springfield for the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce.

Davis holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in communications from Missouri State University. He is pursuing a doctorate in instructional leadership with an emphasis in higher education administration from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo.

Davis serves as chair of the Presidents/Chancellors Council for the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA).


Mark Miller

College Director of Communication

Phone: 417.447.2655


Laura French

Coordinator of Public Information

Phone: 417.447.2659


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