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CCC Board of Directors Hires Larry Galizio as College’s President

From: Nadine Faith
To: Media
Date: 06/09/10
Subject: CCC Board of Directors Hires New CCC President PR

Clatsop Community College
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 06/09/10
Contact: The Office of Human Resources at 503-338-2450

CCC Board of Directors Hires Larry Galizio as College’s President

During its regularly scheduled Board meeting yesterday evening, the Clatsop Community College Board of Directors announced that it has hired Dr. Larry Galizio as the College’s newest president. Dr. Galizio’s tentative start date as CCC President is July 15.

“We are very pleased with this conclusion to an intensive search process,” said Dirk Rohne, CCC Board President. “We believe Dr. Galizio will do an outstanding job of serving the College and the community. We look forward to working with him. The President of Clatsop Community College is an important position in our community and community participation in our search process was critical. On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank the community members who contributed so much to this process.”

Dr. Galizio’s background includes experiences in policy-making as well as community college instruction and administration. He served for 16 years as a full-time faculty member at Portland Community College, with administrative responsibilities as a program director. He also served three terms in the Oregon State Legislature where he was Chair of the Joint Ways and Means Education Committee and Co-Chair of the Capital Construction Committee. He currently serves as the Director of Strategic Planning for the Oregon University System, leading a joint Boards of Education working group to increase rural participation and success in post-secondary education.

Dr. Galizio holds a Ph.D. from Portland State University's School of Urban and Public Affairs, an M.A. in Speech Communication from San Francisco State University, and a B.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from University of California, Berkeley.

Currently, Dr. Galizio and his wife, Janice, and son, Giovanni, live in Tigard, Oregon. They look forward to relocating to Clatsop County as Dr. Galizio assumes his new duties as CCC President.

Please direct inquiries to Leslie Lipe, CCC’s Human Resources Director, at 503-338-2450.

Clatsop Community College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

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During its regularly scheduled Board meeting yesterday evening, the Clatsop Community College Board of Directors announced that it has hired Dr. Larry Galizio as the College’s newest president. Dr. Galizio’s tentative start date as CCC President is July 15. Submitted photo.


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