9-27-2012 Chancellor Harris Press Conference
Dr. Brice W. Harris was unanimously selected as the 15th chancellor of the California Community Colleges by the system's Board of Governors in September 2012. He will assume the position on Nov. 6, 2012.
Prior to being selected as the leader of the largest system of higher education in the nation, Harris served 16 years as chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District which is one of the largest multi-college districts in America serving 85,000 students each semester and covering more than 2,400 square miles of central California. In his former role, Harris provided leadership and guidance to four community colleges -- American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City. Harris was also the president of Fresno City College, and a faculty member and vice chancellor in the Kansas City, Mo., community college system.