Monterey Peninsula College Superintendent/President Search Update

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MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES WELCOMES DR. DENISE KING TO THE COLLEGE TO SPEAK TO THE CAMPUS AND LOCAL COMMUNITY.

MONTEREY, CA – Monterey Peninsula Community College District (MPCCD) Board of Trustees are pleased to welcome Dr. Denise King to Monterey Peninsula College as a finalist for the position of Superintendent/President.

Dr. King will be hosted at an open forum on the Monterey college campus on May 21, from 12:45 pm to 1:45 pm in Lecture Forum-103. 
(Please see embedded video from the open forum below.)

Dr. King has had a long and distinguished career in higher education that began in the California community college system (Foothills DeAnza College) and expanded to four other states.  She inspires and works with faculty and staff to improve student success and has helped develop new majors, tirelessly working with business, government, K-12 and universities to enable meaningful and rewarding careers for students in dual enrollment, veterans, traditional and adult students. Of special interest is her development of early college programs, a fully transferrable honors program, and an honors cooperative in Mechatronics.

Dr. Denise King

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Dr. Denise King is Vice President for Academic Affairs at Cleveland State Community College in Cleveland, Tennessee. She previously served as Dean for Arts and Humanities at St. Charles Community College in Cottleville, MO; as Campus Director, San Juan Center for Skagit Valley College in Friday Harbor, Washington; and as Interim Dean for Humanities and Social Sciences at Olympic College in Bremerton, Washington where she earned tenure as faculty in Theatre Arts and Speech. Dr. King earned a Ph.D. in Drama and Humanities from Stanford University and a B.A. in both Music and Theater Studies from Emory University.
(Click here for full Dr. King's full biography)

 


A video recording of Dr. King's forum can be found below. MPC and local community members are welcome to review the video online and submit their feedback on the candidate through our online survey: (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/th6twht).
Please provide feedback no later than 12:00pm, Wednesday, May 22, 2019.