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Dr. Martyn Clay, Campus President 

Dr. Martyn Clay, HCC Plant City Campus president joined the college in the summer of 2012. Dr. Clay has over 18 years of higher education experience including 11 years in senior administration in higher education.   

Before serving as the Plant City campus president, Dr. Clay was Provost for Academic and Student Affairs at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell. He has helped establish new standards for academic outcomes to emphasize retention and degree completion, developed programs that support regional business and industry needs, improved developmental education curriculum, developed new revenue streams, and acquired major grant funding.  

Dr. Clay retired from active duty in the United States Army in 1996. He also has local roots having served as the associate vice president of academic and student affairs at St. Petersburg College and adjunct associate professor at the University of Florida. 

 Dr. Clay earned a bachelor of arts degree from Bucknell University, a master of arts degree from Webster University, and a doctor of education degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia.  

He is married with a son and daughter. Outside of work, he enjoys outdoor activities including skiing, fishing, hiking and traveling. 


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