Acting Chancellor

gREGORY a. sMITH, Acting chancellor

Portrait photo of Greg SmithGreg Smith currently serves as Acting Chancellor of the San Diego Community College District and has been in this role since March 24, 2023.

He joined the SDCCD in October, 2020 as Vice Chancellor of People, Culture, and Technology Services. Mr. Smith began his career in the community college system in 2016 at Shasta College, where he served as the Director of Human Resources, Associate Vice President of Human Resources, and Interim Vice President of Administrative Services.

Prior to joining the community college system, he worked for over 12 years with the U.S. Department of Labor enforcing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action regulations for federal contractors, developing expertise in analyzing employment data, conducting discrimination investigations, and conciliating discrimination findings.

Greg is a product of the California Community College system, having started his collegiate education at Cerro Coso Community College in the Kern Community College District. He went on to earn bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and English Literature at Arizona State University and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California.

Statements from the Acting Chancellor

Opinion: Community college opens doors of opportunity for foster youth - July 12, 2023, Times of San Diego

Statement on the Supreme Court Affirmative Action Ruling - June 30, 2023

SDCCD raises flag in honor of Juneteenth - June 15, 2023

SDCCD celebrates Pride Month - June 1, 2023