(VENTURA, Calif.) Feb. 23, 2017 –

The Ventura County Community College District announced today its decision to move six finalists forward in the search for a new Chancellor. To maintain the confidentiality of each candidate until their employers have been informed and reference checks have been completed, the names will be announced on or before Friday, March 3, 2017.  Subsequently, the District will host a public forum for the community and members of the VCCCD staff to hear presentations from the six finalists, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Ventura County Office of Education (5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo, CA).

The diverse group of qualified community college professionals will be interviewed during closed-session meetings Monday, March 20, 2017, and Tuesday, March 21, 2017.  "The Board is pleased that we remain on schedule with the Chancellor Search Timeline and look forward to the next step in the search process," stated VCCCD Board Chair Bernardo Perez.  "Our goal is to appoint the new Chancellor during the April 11, 2017, Board meeting with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2017," added Perez.

The Ventura County Community College District is a member of the 113-campus California Community College system, and serves more than 50,000 students annually.  The District’s three colleges- Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura- offer programs in general education for degrees and certificates, transfer to four-year colleges and universities, career technical education, and provide opportunities to engage in co-curricular campus activities.  For more information, please visit www.vcccd.edu.


Press Release
District Office