King comes to SDCCE from Southwestern College in Chula Vista, where she has served as assistant superintendent/vice president for student affairs since 2019.
“Dr. King brings a wonderful combination of experience and enthusiasm that make her an excellent choice as permanent chair of continuing education,” said San Diego Community College District Chancellor Carlos O.
Turner Cortez, who served as president of the SDCCE from 2015 to 2021 when he was hired as district chancellor. “The board of trustees and I have been impressed by his vision for growth and his deep commitment to serving students.”
King will assume leadership of SDCCE, which serves 30,000 students per semester on seven campuses and dozens of community locations.
The president of the SDCCD Board of Directors, María Nieto Senour, echoed Cortez’s support.
“Dr. King will provide the strong, strategic leadership that continuing education needs as he continues to redefine noncredit education and expand educational opportunities to more San Diegans,” he said.
Meanwhile in southwestern collegeKing also served as dean of the School’s Counseling and Student Support Programs.