Thursday, September 1, 2016

Labor Day Listen - Regent Ortiz Oakley interview

New California Community Colleges Chancellor Wants College to be Accessible for All

Eloy Ortiz Oakley will take office as the new chancellor of California’s community college system in December. Oakley is a product of community college himself and will be the first Latino to serve in the role. A longtime leader in public education, Oakley comes to the state job from Long Beach Community College District, where he designed a system that provides a year of school tuition-free. We’ll talk with Oakley about managing California’s 2.1 million community college students and 113 campuses, which make up the largest higher-education system in the U.S.
Eloy Ortiz Oakleyincoming chancellor of California Community Colleges; currently superintendent-president of Long Beach City College; member, UC Board of Regents

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