Presidential candidates visit campus
October 3, 2012
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The three finalists for the vacant role of Bakersfield College president spoke on campus Sept. 25-26 to discuss their qualifications and ideas for the future of BC. The candidates were asked a series of questions by faculty and students, and they were able to give their views on each topic mentioned. For backgrounds on each candidate, see below.
Current position: Executive vice president and chief academic officer at Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore.
Other administrative positions: Vice president for academic and student affairs and associate vice president for instruction at Lane. Also, 12 years at Bakersfield College in various capacities.
Education: Bachelor of science degree from University of Kerala in Kerala, India; a master of science in applied mathematics from USC; and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from UCLA.
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Pedro L. Martinez
Current position: Tenured professor in the School of Education and Human Performance, Department of Educational Leadership, Counseling and Professional Studies at Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Recent administrative positions: Provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, and interim chancellor at Winston-Salem State.
Education: Bachelor of science in elementary education and a master in education from University of Hartford in West Hartford, Conn., and a Ph.D. in social foundations from Loyola University in Chicago.
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Current position: Vice President for Academic and Student Services at Yuba College, in Yuba, Calif.
Other administrative positions: At Yuba, acting president; dean of mathematics, Engineering, Science and Health Occupations; and interim executive dean for Clear Lake Campus.
Education: Bachelor of science in mathematics from Loyola University in Chicago, Ill., and both a master of science in mathematics and Ed.D. in adult and higher education from Montana State University in Bozeman, Mont.
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