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Los Angeles, CA 90029
Phone: (323) 953-4000
Lisa Fitch, Public Relations Specialist
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2375
For Immediate Release: June 30, 2008
On June 18, the
Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Board of Trustees approved
the selection of Dr. Jamillah Moore as President of Los Angeles City College
(LACC). Dr. Moore has served as Interim President of the 16,000-student
campus since September of 2007.
“In her short tenure as Interim President, Dr. Moore has earned
the respect of the staff and faculty at LA City College and together they
have adopted a high standard of student service,” LACCD Chancellor Dr.
Marshall E. Drummond said.
“The East Hollywood community surrounding LACC truly sees this
campus as an ‘urban oasis of learning,’ and Dr. Moore’s unique outreach
efforts to local schools, churches, hospitals and community based
organizations will further enhance the growth of this institution.” Drummond
Dr. Moore brings more than 15 years of educational, public
policy, instruction and advocacy experience to LACC. In 2005, she led the
state recovery team for one year as the Interim President of Compton
Community College, working to sustain educational opportunities for that
community. Prior to that appointment, Moore served at the California
Community College System Office as a Senior Vice-Chancellor for Governmental
and External Relations. She previously worked in Governmental Relations at
the LA County Office of Education.
A Los Angeles County native, both of Dr. Moore’s parents
attended LACC. Now she will launch 2009 planning efforts to celebrate the
80th anniversary of the college.
“I’m excited to be here as the permanent president of the Los Angeles
Community College District’s flagship campus and I look forward to
continuing to work with all of the faculty and staff in serving our students
and moving LACC forward,” Moore said.
Dr. Moore holds an Ed.D. from the University of San Francisco,
where she earned a doctorate in International and Multicultural Education.
She is also a former EOP student and graduate of California State
University, Sacramento, where she earned a Masters in Intercultural
Communication and Public Policy, following a Bachelor of Arts degree in
LACC is one of the most diverse campuses in the 109-campus
California Community College System, located adjacent to the Central Los
Angeles, Koreatown, Filipinotown and Little Armenia areas of the city, it
services a large international student community. Classes are offered
year-round at only $20 a unit and financial aid is available to students who
qualify. For more information, visit
www.lacitycollege.edu or call 323.953.4000.