Buckles started working at ECTS's predecessor, Elizabethtown Community College, in 1976. He held a range of positions including instructor, basketball coach, and director of admissions. He earned an MA from Western Kentucky University, and an MA and PhD from the University of Kentucky. (ECTC Ombuds.)
September 07, 2022
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Opens Ombuds Office
Dale Buckles has been named the first Ombuds for ECTC, a community college in central Kentucky. He comes to the position after serving as the college's Chief Student Affairs Officer for two decades and, more recently, Title IX Officer. In this new role as the Ombudsperson, Buckles will serve as a resource for faculty, staff, students, and administrators. He reports to the President of the College and practices to IOA standards.