Kaskaskia College will honor their retiring President today. K-C will honor Dr. Jim Underwood and his wife Roxie with an open house today from 3 pm to 6 pm at the Lifelong Learning Center on the campus of K-C. Dr. Underwood will retire from Kaskaskia College after 45 years in community college education, with the past 14 years as the President of KC. Under Dr. Underwood’s leadership, the college established education centers around the district, including the Vandalia campus. And, Dr. Underwood was influential in the 80% enrollment increase over the past 14 years. And, that growth result in 2.5 million dollars in additional revenue which was applied to new programs, educational sites, faculty and staff, and advances in technology. Everyone is invited to the open house today to honor Dr. Underwood.