Norwich — The present college enterprise supervisor in Lebanon was named as the brand new enterprise supervisor for the Norwich college district, Superintendent Kristen Stringfellow introduced Saturday.
Robert Sirpenski was the unanimous alternative between the 2 finalists interviewed by Stringfellow and Assistant Superintendent Tamara Gloster. A 3rd finalist withdrew from consideration, Stringfellow mentioned. Sirpenski will begin in Norwich on March 29, three weeks after the varsity board is predicted to vote on its proposed funds.
His wage was not obtainable Saturday. The job posting listed the place with a wage vary of $135,000 to $140,000.
Former Norwich Faculty Enterprise Administrator Athena Nagel resigned Jan. 31, days after she was positioned on administrative go away pending an investigation by Stringfellow into undisclosed allegations. The Day has requested any accomplished investigation paperwork, however college officers so far have mentioned there are not any paperwork attentive to the request.
Sirpenski, a Norwich native, has served as Lebanon college enterprise supervisor since 2015, and previous to that was director of finance and operations for Waterford colleges for 2 years, and director of college and city funds for Preston from 2011 to 2013. He served as first selectman in his hometown of Voluntown from 2013 to 2017.
“It’s nice to return to the place my training started,” Sirpenski mentioned Saturday, “and Dr. Stringfellow is an impressive administrator.”
Sirpenski grew up in Norwich, attended the John B. Stanton Elementary Faculty, Kelly Junior Excessive Faculty and Norwich Free Academy, graduating in 1972.
In her announcement, Stringfellow described Sirpenski as a seasoned college enterprise supervisor who additionally has company finance expertise.
The district obtained 20 purposes for the place. First interviews have been carried out by a panel that included Norwich Metropolis Comptroller Josh Pothier; Sandra Kuchtka, a finance director; and Mary Ellen Murano, a human assets director.