After beginning the steps to terminate President Jimmie Bruce, the Eastern Gateway Community College Board of Trustees said Bruce simply wasn’t getting the job done.

Board of Trustees Chair James Gasior said Bruce missed important meetings and wasn’t responding to, or cooperating with, cabinet members.

According to his contract, Bruce has 30 days to try to refute the board’s decision. EGCC will conduct a nationwide search for a new president and will also consider internal candidates.