Wampler Will Lead New College Institute

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State Sen. William Wampler envisions the New College Institute as a “pipeline” that will enable area students to pursue higher education.

At the same time, the institute will play a key role in revitalizing the economy of Henry County and Martinsville, he said.

At NCI, Wampler said he will work to “create a pipeline to build capacity to bring students into higher education” and match opportunities for students with jobs in the community.

Wampler, of Bristol, on Tuesday was unanimously appointed by its board the new executive director of NCI, effective Jan. 11.

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