chancellor's update

Progress and Plans 2018-19
Issues facing the San Diego Community College District and plans for the future. Read more.

San Diego Promise: A Solid Investment In Our Future - 7/2/2018
It’s hard to argue against improving access to college education, which is one reason why the free community college movement known as the College Promise is gaining in popularity across the country. Indeed today, a total of 16 states have statewide Promise programs; half of those states enacted their program in 2017. 

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Trustees pass important DACA resolution - 9/18/17
At its meeting of September 14, 2017, the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees passed an important resolution.
The Board's resolution expresses disagreement and deep concern regarding President Trump's recent decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months, unless Congress enacts legislation to preserve it.

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Chancellor's statement on the elimination of DACA - 9/5/17
Today was a sad day in America when the Attorney General announced the Presidential decision to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a program that provides support, especially educational opportunities, for young people who were brought to this country as children.

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Op-ed: America's college promise can be honored
America has been investing in public higher education since President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act of 1862 into law, an act that would forever change the course of postsecondary learning. And from the time that Joliet Junior College became the first public community college to open its doors more than a century ago, community colleges have played a vital role in training our nation's workforce and building our nation's economy.

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Changes in store for San Diego Community College District
“Improved state funding has made it possible for us to implement our plans to increase the number of class sections, to add more faculty positions and support services for students, to purchase state-of-the-art instructional equipment, and many other benefits.”

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Women's Hall of Fame Inductee 2013
2013 Women's Hall of Fame inductee, Dr. Constance Carroll is a trailblazer as the first woman to become Chancellor of the San Diego Community College District. She led the successful statewide effort to provide equitable funding for community colleges and is an activist in improving educational opportunities for women, minorities, and disadvantaged students.
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