Nick Swayne has walked into one of the toughest jobs in Idaho education.
The new North Idaho College president takes the helm of a two-year school in turmoil. Its accreditation is in jeopardy, and Swayne needs to fill several top administrative posts. Enrollment is dropping. And come November, voters will elect three trustees — and that could again shift the balance of power on a divided board.
Kevin Richert interviews Swayne for this week’s podcast.
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