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March 21, 2005

California Community Colleges Chancellor, Mark Drummond will make first visit to Gavilan College

WHO: Mark Drummond is Chancellor of the 109 California Community Colleges. Prior to becoming system chancellor a year ago, Drummond served as Chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College district. Drummond has also served as president of Eastern Washington University. Drummond holds extensive experience in the private sector as well. He was a founding member and general manager of Technology Specialists, Inc., and general manager for West Coast operations at Systems and Computer Technology Corporation, both based in Pennsylvania. Drummond also is the past president of Management Services Associates in Hayward, California. As Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, Drummond oversees policy development and work with the Board of Governors to provide leadership, accountability and advocacy for the system. Responsibilities of the Chancellor's Office also include college financing and program management.

WHAT: Chancellor Drummond will make his first visit to Gavilan College this week. While here, he will tour several buildings on campus, and hold an open forum with campus leaders, faculty, staff, and students. He will also meet with a group of business representatives called the Chancellor's Circle, and with the presidents, chancellors, and superintendents of other community colleges in the region.

WHEN & WHERE: Wednesday, March 23. Campus tour starts at 11 a.m. in parking lot "C" by the Health Occupations Building; Campus forum is from 2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. in SS 214.

WHY: This visit is part of Chancellor Drummond's statewide tour of community colleges, through which he visits a college in a different region each month, meeting with the area's community college leaders. The Chancellor's Circle members are members of the business community who are invited to join and participate in a number of local, regional, and statewide events.

Last modified: August 17, 2011
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