Laney College has a new President.
"Gilkerson is currently Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at Contra Costa College. Her tenure as President of Laney begins March 30, 2017.
“I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the presidential search committee for its work in finding Laney its next president,” said Peralta Colleges Chancellor Jowel Laguerre. “My appreciation goes to the faculty, staff, students and administrators who participated in the open forums and supported the process.”
“As an Oakland resident and someone familiar with California’s system of higher education, particularly our community colleges, President Gilkerson has the skill set needed to bring Laney to the next level,” Chancellor Laguerre said."
At its regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, the Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees appointed Tammeil Gilkerson to serve as the next president of Oakland’s Laney College.