STATEMENT: Lt. Governor Newsom on the appointment of new California Community Colleges Chancellor


(Sacramento) - California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement upon the appointment today of Eloy Ortiz Oakley as Chancellor of California's Community Colleges:

"Eloy has been an exemplary leader, always willing to forge ahead in the interest of enhancing student achievement and as both a University of California Regent and Superintendent-President of Long Beach City College, he is uniquely positioned to increase collaboration between our higher education segments.

"I look forward to continue working with Eloy, and bringing the innovative Long Beach College Promise to scale statewide."