Chancellor Search: Open Forums Held February 11
Updated February 11, 2016 at 1:53 p.m.
The four finalists in the selection process for the new Chancellor of the North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD) participated in open forums on Thursday, February 11, 2016. The finalists are:
- Mr. Cliff Davis, President of the Table Rock Campus and Vice Chancellor of the System, Ozarks Technical Community College [Watch Mr. Davis’ presentation];
- Dr. Cheryl Marshall, President, Crafton Hills College [Watch Dr. Marshall’s presentation];
- Dr. Melinda Nish, Superintendent/President, Southwestern College [Watch Dr. Nish’s presentation]; and
- Dr. Elñora T. Webb, President, Laney College [Watch Dr. Webb’s presentation]
To view their biographies, please click here.
At each open forum, finalists presented a brief statement and answered questions from students, faculty, staff, and community members. Comments and public feedback will be submitted electronically via the District’s website, and will be reviewed by the NOCCCD Board of Trustees.
The Board of Trustees will interview the five finalists on February 12. Plans are to announce the new Chancellor this spring, with a start date of July 1.
Mr. Fred Williams has served as Interim Chancellor of the NOCCCD since March 2015.
The candidates made their presentations in Cypress College Complex, Room 414 at the times listed below:
9 a.m. — Dr. Cheryl Marshall
10 a.m. — Dr. Melinda Nish
11 a.m. — Mr. Cliff Davis
12 p.m. — Dr. Elñora Webb
The College also broadcast the presentations live (video feed inset below) with recordings made available on Thursday afternoon. Separate forums will be held at Fullerton College. Additional (and potentially updated information) is available on the NOCCCD website.