Thursday, December 17, 2009

Laney President Takes Obama Administration Post

By Robert Gammon
Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 2:38 PM

Laney College President Frank Chong left yesterday to be President Obama’s community college chief. According to the CoCo Times, Chong’s official title will be deputy assistant secretary of education. Chong will help guide the president’s initiatives on community colleges helping solve the nation’s economic woes. Although job training will be of importance, Chong’s top priorities will also include improving the community college transfer rates to four-year institutions.

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