MEDIA STATEMENT

January 14, 2015

Contact: Paige Marlatt Dorr
Office: 916.327.5356
Cell: 916.601.8005
Office email: pdorr@cccco.edu

Chancellor Harris Welcomes Newly Appointed Student Board of Governors Member

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Chancellor Brice W. Harris today issued the following statement on Gov. Jerry Brown’s appointment of Ravneet Kaur to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors:

“I welcome Ms. Kaur to the California Community Colleges and congratulate her on this impressive achievement. In only
20 short years she has accomplished much to be proud of and taken an interest in improving the wellbeing of those around her. The voices of California community college students will be well-represented with her on the board, and my colleagues and I look forward to working with her to craft policies that continue to improve on the student experience.”

The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation composed of 72 districts and 112 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 http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/, https://www.facebook.com/CACommColleges, or https://twitter.com/CalCommColleges.

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