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Pamila Fisher named interim chancellor of City College of San Francisco

 
City College of San Francisco May 3, 2012
 

City College of San Francisco interim chancellor Pamila Fisher


City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Pamila Fisher as its Interim Chancellor. Dr. Fisher will assume her position on May 2.

"I truly appreciate the Board's confidence in selecting me to lead such an outstanding institution of higher education," Fisher said. "I look forward to joining the excellent students, faculty, classified staff, and administrators at City College of San Francisco. Together, I know we will continue to provide quality education and meet the needs of the community."

"The Board is confident that Dr. Fisher has the right background and skills to enable City College to move forward and meet the challenges we face," said John Rizzo, President of the Board of Trustees.

"We are looking forward to working with Dr. Fisher to best serve our students in light of the most severe funding cutbacks the state has ever proposed."

Dr. Fisher served as Chancellor for the Yosemite Community College District from 1992 to 2004, where her career at Yosemite, started as an instructor in 1974. Throughout her career, Dr. Fisher has received numerous awards and accolades, including the Association of Community College Trustees' (ACCT) national "Diversity Award" awarded to her College and Board during her tenure, ACCT's regional "Equity Award", NAACP's "Woman of Courage Award", the Latina Leadership Network's "Honorary Madrina Award", the California State Board of Governors' "John Rice Diversity Award", the American Association of Women in Community and Junior College's (AAWCC) "Woman of the Year" and "President of the Year" awards, and ACCT's Pacific Region "CEO of the Year" award.

Dr. Fisher has held multiple higher education leadership positions on a national level, including Chair of the Board of Directors for the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), board membership for the American Council on Education: Commission on Women in Higher Education, AACC Commission on International/Intercultural Relations, the ACCT/AACC Joint Commission on Federal Relations, and the AACC Commission on Minority Resources. Dr. Fisher is past President of the American Association of Women in Community Colleges and is also a frequent contributor to various publications, including the AACC Journal and the AAWCC Quarterly.

Dr. Fisher has been very active in higher education at the statewide level and is responsible for shaping the futures of many college presidents. She founded and for the last 24 year has directed the Asilomar Leadership Skills Seminar, which boasts more than 20 college presidents as past alumnae. She is past President of the California Association of Community Colleges; and has membership on the Task Force on the Education Code Revision, the California Community College Trustees' Advisory Committee on Educational Services, and the Association of California Community College Administrators Management Development Commission. For the past seven years she has served as a search consultant for the Association of Community College Trustees.
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