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Jean Hernandez named president of Edmonds Community College

Edmonds Community College
December 2, 2010
The Edmonds Community College Board of Trustees has named Jean Hernandez president of Edmonds Community College. Hernandez will begin work January 1, 2011.

“I am extremely pleased to announce Dr. Hernandez’s selection as Edmonds Community College’s next president," said Board of Trustees chair Emily Yim. "Her breadth of experience and long-standing commitment to education and student success will be an asset to the college.”

The selection of Hernandez completes a national search that began last spring and involved participation from college students, college employees, and community members. In making their decision, the Trustees considered the results of nearly 600 assessment forms and comments submitted by community members, students, and employees.

“I am honored and excited to have the opportunity to lead a college with such a strong commitment to student learning and success, as well as one with a reputation as a leader in providing exceptional educational programs and building community partnerships," said Hernandez. "I am fully committed to the role and mission of a culturally diverse college and I look forward to working with the Board of Trustees, the employees, the students, and the community to shape the future of Edmonds Community College.”

Retiring president Jack Oharah’s last day will be January 7, 2011. He will be available for consultation during the transition.

With close to 30 years experience in higher education, Hernandez is currently the vice president for instruction at South Seattle Community College, where she recently served as the interim president and vice chancellor from March to July 2010. As vice president for instruction, Hernandez increased the diversity of the tenure track faculty by ethnicity, religion, and age; collaborated with faculty leadership to create a tenure handbook and tenure orientation sessions; and received six grants through the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County totaling more than $500,000.
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