BATON ROUGE, La - Today, the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) announced the finalists for the position of chancellor of Delgado Community College. The announcement comes after an open, competitive, and comprehensive nationwide search. The search process began in November 2018 and the application process produced a deep pool of diverse and highly qualified applicants.
"Last November, we set out to identify the best fit for the Delgado Chancellor position, and these four finalists represent the depth and quality of the national search, said Tim Hardy, LCTCS Board Supervisor and Search Committee Chair. "We are confident that the next Chancellor of Delgado is among this group and will continue leading the college forward to meet the needs of the Greater New Orleans Region."
Each finalist will interview with the Delgado Community College Chancellor Search Committee within the next two weeks. The finalists will also participate in a separate series of public forums with students, faculty and staff, and community members. The college community is strongly encouraged to attend the forums which will take place Tuesday, March 19 at the Delgado Community College City Park Campus, 615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119. The schedule of these forums will be released in the days ahead.
Finalists in alphabetical order:
Dr. Feleccia Moore-Davis
Dr. Moore-Davis is the current Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Tallahassee Community College in Florida where she serves as the chief academic and operational officer for the college. She began her academic career as a professor of Psychology and served as department chair. Prior to Tallahassee, she joined Lone Star College CyFair in 2003, when it opened as a newly built campus in Northwest Houston. She served as Dean and was later promoted to Vice President for Instruction. Moore-Davis received her bachelor's degree in Psychology from Xavier University in New Orleans, her master's degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. She earned her doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Regent University in Virginia.
Dr. Kevin Pollock
Dr. Pollock currently serves as the President of Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. Before his current role, Pollock served as President of St. Clair County Community College in Port Huron, Michigan, from 2009 to 2016. Before becoming a college president, Pollock spent nine years as Vice President of Student Services at West Shore Community College in Scottsville, Michigan. He holds a Ph.D. in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education from Michigan State University and a master's of arts in Education and bachelor of science in Education from Central Michigan University.
Dr. Willie E. Smith
Dr. Willie E. Smith currently serves as Vice President for Training and Business Partnerships for LCTCS. Most recently he was the Chief Executive Officer for South Central Louisiana Technical College. Dr. Smith also served as Vice President of Academics and Workforce Solutions at South Louisiana Community College. Dr. Smith earned his bachelor of arts degree from Tulane University, where he attended on a full athletic scholarship. He earned his master's in Public Administration from Troy University in 2001 and earned his doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Argosy University in 2014.
Dr. Larissa Littleton-Steib
Dr. Larissa Littleton-Steib currently serves as the Chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College. Prior to being selected as the Chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College, Dr. Littleton-Steib served in various roles at Delgado Community College. While at Delgado, she served as the Vice Chancellor of Workforce Development, Dean of Technical Education, Campus Executive Dean, Executive Assistant to the Chancellor and Director of Community and Economic Development. She earned a doctorate in Urban Higher Education from Jackson State University in Mississippi and her bachelor's and master's degrees from Xavier University of Louisiana.