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Three Rivers Community College Fires President

POPLAR BLUFF, MO - The Board of Trustees of Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff has fired its president, John Cooper.

Cooper was placed on administrative leave with 30 days of pay.  Board member Marion Tubbs says the board has not publicly given a reason for the decision.

Cooper began as president of the two-year school in 1997.  He had planned to retire in August 2009.

Vice President for Student Affairs Joe Rozman is the interim president.

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