The Chancellor of the Community Colleges of California, Eloy Ortiz Oakley, renunciation of assuming a new role as head of the University's Future Foundation, a private subsidy organization centered on increasing the completion of the university between low students Income and minority in California. P>
Oakley announced Thursday that she will resign in August after leading the system for almost six years. The mandate of her also included a period of five months as the main advisor of the Secretary of Education of the United States, Miguel Cardona, last year.
"serving as the chancellor of the community school system that gave me the opportunity to succeed in higher education. It has been the most rewarding experience of my life," Oakley said in a press release. "I am Very proud of what the Foreign Minister's Office team has achieved and of the incredible students we serve ". Article"> The power of Purdue condemns Secret Presidential Rent
Oakley is considered a thought leader in affordability and university equity and is known to raise the profile of the system working with state legislators to create a higher education policy. His mandate covered some difficult times for community schools, even during the presidency of Donald Trump, who sometimes rules and Latin and low income. , which are a large part of the student populations of the Community University.
"Foreign Minister Oakley has been an incredible leader and Ombudsman, establishing the community universities of California in a transformative change course," said the governor of California, Gavin Newsom, in a statement from press. “As we execute the vision of a more equitable, affordable and student -centered higher education system, I hope to continue working with Foreign The whole state. "googetag.cmd.push (function () Googetag.display (" dfp-ad-article_in_article "););););););););););););););););
Larry Galizio, president and CEO of Community College League of California, said Oakley used his position to help establish a higher education policy agenda for the State that emphasized the closing variable income gaps.
"the discussion, deliberation and approach in the entire state of equity," said. "Without a doubt, the discussion, conversation, the approach that we must do better by Our color students, unattended students and low -income students and need to take measures at the legislative and local level of the entire State to better serve color students. "
GALIZIO expects campus leaders, "people who really have to implement legislation and education code, people who work on campus with students and communities" will be "intimately involved" In the search and hiring process for the next Chancellor.