MEDIA ADVISORY February 1, 2016

Paige Marlatt Dorr

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California Community Colleges Chancellor to Give

Overview of Student Success Initiative to Senate Education Committee

Who/What: California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris will give an overview on the implementation of the California Community Colleges Student Success Initiative to the Senate Education Committee. Theresa D. Tena, vice chancellor of Institutional Effectiveness and Francisco Rodriguez, chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College

District will also speak, along with leaders from several colleges throughout the state and student representatives.

When: Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Meeting begins at 9 a.m.

Where: California State Capitol

10th and L Streets Sacramento, Calif. Room 4203

Speakers: Chancellor Brice W. Harris

Vice Chancellor Theresa D. Tena, Institutional Effectiveness

Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez, Los Angeles Community College District

Leaders from several colleges throughout the state and student representatives

The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation composed of 72 districts and 113 colleges serving 2.1 million students per year. Community colleges supply workforce training, basic skills education and prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions. The Chancellor’s Office provides leadership, advocacy and support under the direction of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. For more information about the community colleges, please visit,, or