Santa Monica College trustee Dr. Louise Jaffe was elected president
of the California Community College Trustees for 2014-15, it was
"Dr. Jaffe is a strong leader, an experienced trustee, and an
accomplished education researcher,'' SMC Superintendent/President Chui
L. Tang said. "She is what the state needs at this time when we are
focusing on student success.''
The CCCT is affiliated with the nonprofit Community College League of
California, which includes all 72 California community college
The CCCT takes positions on issues placed before the state Board of Governors and the Legislature.
Policy direction also is provided concerning statewide educational
policy, research initiatives, publications, workshops and conferences.
"With more than 400 trustees across California, it is a huge honor
and privilege to be elected CCCT president," Jaffe said. "It is also a
huge opportunity, especially now that there is increased state funding
available to serve our student. My priority at the state level is the
very same as my priority here at the local level: to improve student
success for all of our community college students."
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