SACRAMENTO, CA – This year, the Community College League of California (League) honors three remarkable California Community College (CCC) alumni at the 2020 Annual Convention held virtually November 17-20. Award recipients are California Community College alumni who are accomplished professionals and contributing citizens of their communities. “Since 1964, the League has celebrated the educational and professional accomplishments of our alumni at the League’s Annual Convention. On our 30th anniversary, we are proud of the three exceptional alumni chosen as this year’s 2020 California Community College Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. Each has an inspiring story and represents the importance of California Community Colleges for affordable, quality higher education and career opportunities for all Californians,” said Dr. Larry Galizio, President & CEO, Community College League of California.
Monday, November 2, 2020
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the Community College League of California (League) releases the CEO Tenure & Retention Study, 9th Update, a biennial report providing an overview of chancellor, superintendent/president, and college president tenure rates and an analysis of demographic trends spanning the history of the California Community Colleges. The report observes a continuing move toward a more equitable gender balance, with 59 out of 139 California Community College (CCC) chancellor or president positions held by women in April 2020—marking the largest recorded number in the history of the system. Moreover, four of the five longest-serving CEOs are women. Additionally, the study finds that CCC CEO racial and ethnic diversity is greater than the national average, especially among its Latinx executive leadership. Regarding longevity, in the last 10 years the average tenure of a permanent CEO was 5.1 years and of those exiting their position 46.1 percent retired or passed away in office, 21 percent were either released or left for other reasons and 31.1 percent took another position.
Monday, October 12, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Community College League of California (League) is pleased to announce the re-election of two California Community College (CCC) trustees to national leadership positions on the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Board of Directors. Trustee John Leal from State Center CCD and Trustee Gilbert Wong of Foothill-DeAnza CCD were sworn into office on Friday, October 2nd, prior to the 2020 ACCT Leadership Congress. These trustees will voice California’s needs and will continue to bring our community colleges to the forefront of the national dialogue.
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA - The Community College League of California is proud to announce its endorsement of Proposition 16, a California ballot measure asking voters to repeal Proposition 209 and the ban on equal opportunity in the November 3, 2020, general election. Both the Chief Executives Officers of California Community Colleges (CEOCCC) and the California Community College Trustees (CCCT) Boards passed resolutions endorsing Proposition 16, affirming their strong support of an inclusive higher education system that reflects the diversity of California.
Monday, September 21, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – This November, the Community College League of California (League) celebrates its 30th anniversary during the 2020 Annual Convention, now offered as a fully online virtual event November 17-20. For 30 years, the League has proudly served California Community Colleges through advocacy, leadership development, and district services. This year, the League is pleased to present the 2020 Annual Convention as a free event open to all California Community College employees, students, stakeholders, and partner organizations.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Community College League of California is proud to announce two California Community College (CCC) champions have been awarded Regional Awards by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) for outstanding leadership in their roles. ACCT's Regional Awards recognize the tremendous contributions made by community colleges and their leaders to meet the needs of their communities. This year, ACCT awarded 22 community college movers and shakers from across the nation.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA - The Community College League of California is proud to announce its endorsement of Proposition 15, a ballot measure heading to the November 2020 ballot that seeks to raise needed revenue to invest in schools and vital services for communities across the state. Proposition 15, also known as the Schools & Communities First Initiative, will be a key component to the state’s recovery and reinvestment, delivering nearly $500 million each year to California’s community colleges.
Friday, June 26, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – In response to the 2020-21 legislative budget deal, Community College League of California (League) President & CEO Larry Galizio released the following statement.
Friday, June 19, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – As many California Community Colleges celebrate Juneteenth, the Community College League of California (League) is pleased to announce on Friday, June 5th, by a unanimous vote, the California Community College Trustees (CCCT) Board and the Chief Executive Officers of California Community Colleges (CEOCCC) Board approved a joint resolution affirming their commitment to student success for Black and African American students.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Thursday, June 18, 2020, the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration cannot immediately proceed with its plan to end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), an Obama-era program designed to protect nearly 700,000 young immigrants, known as Dreamers, from deportation while providing the ability to seek employment.