Speaker Rendon Statement on the Appointment of Eloy Ortiz Oakley as California Community Colleges Chancellor

Monday, July 18, 2016

Speaker Rendon Commends New Community College Chancellor

SACRAMENTO—Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) released the following statement regarding the appointment of Eloy Ortiz Oakley as the new chancellor of California Community Colleges:

“In less than a decade at the helm, Eloy has transformed Long Beach City College into a world class college that serves all facets of the community – students seeking to transfer, career technical education students, and adult learners. His successful work on boosting transfer rates for underserved students and on the Long Beach College Promise program has become a model for colleges statewide.

“It’s only fitting that Eloy will now be able to take his success in Long Beach and implement that vision for all California Community Colleges. I thank Eloy for his service to Long Beach and look forward to our continued partnership to make quality, affordable college achievable for every Californian.”

CONTACT: Kevin Liao, (916) 319-2063

Website of Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon: www.asmdc.org/speaker