He will be staying on until the fall now and then Dr. Shirley Metcalf will take over through the school year on an interim-basis.
Dr. Middleton says he'll spend the summer helping get Dr. Metcalf up to speed.
"I think what it does is it gives us a great opportunity with Shirley Metcalf and I to work through the summer not only to discuss the transition, but to work on materials to assist the President we expect to come in July of 2015."
Middleton says Dr. Metcalf has no interest in the permanent position.
The board plans to restart its search for a new President this fall -- with the hopes of having a new President in place next summer.
The college dropped its top candiate, Patrick Lanning, after he failed to tell them he was on paid administrative leave from his current job.