Baton Rouge, La. - Today, the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Board of Supervisors announced the Chancellor Search Committee and tentative on-campus public forum dates in the search for the next Chancellor of Delgado Community College. The goal of the comprehensive national search is to identify the best fit for Delgado moving forward. The search committee represents the diverse cultural composition of the New Orleans community and includes representation of the college's broad stakeholder group.
The search committee was appointed by LCTCS Board of Supervisors Chairman Stephen Toups and is comprised of LCTCS Board members, community members, college faculty and staff, and a student representative.
Search Committee is listed alphabetically following the committee chair.
- Timothy Hardy, Committee Chair; Partner, Roedel Parsons Koch Blache Balhoff & McCollister; LCTCS Board Member
- Lambert Boissiere, Jr., Constable, First City Court Orleans Parish; Former Councilman and Louisiana State Senator
- The Honorable Latoya Cantrell, Mayor, New Orleans
- Peter Cho, Executive Dean, Delgado Community College West Bank Campus
- Kayla English, Student Government Association President, Delgado Community College
- Beatrice Eweni, Associate Professor of Nursing, Delgado Community College
- Lee Giorgio, Jr., Co-founder, Select Properties, LTD & Select Properties, LTD Realty; Foundation Board Member, Delgado Community College
- Elizabeth Shaye Hope, Faculty Senate President, Delgado Community College
- Erika McConduit, Louisiana State Director, Ed Trust; LCTCS Board Member
- Paula Miller, Administrative Assistant, Delgado Community College Charity School of Nursing
- Stanton Salathe, Owner, Affordable Memorial of Louisiana; LCTCS Board Member
- Tracey Schiro, Senior Vice President of Risk Management & Chief Human Resources Officer, Ochsner Health System; Foundation Board Member, Delgado Community College
- Stephen Smith, Partner, All South Consulting Engineers; LCTCS Board Member
On-campus public forums for faculty and staff, students, and community are tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, March 19 and Wednesday, March 20. Once scheduled, the specific times and public forum room locations will be announced.
The Board will be assisted by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) to conduct the search. ACCT, a non-profit organization and national executive search firm based in Washington, DC, has completed over 400 CEO Executive Searches.
About Delgado Community College
Delgado is a world-class educational organization offering academic, workforce training, and comprehensive adult education services. One of the most productive post-secondary institutions in the state, in 2017-18, Delgado had more than 7,000 graduates and served more than 35,000 students in credit, non-credit, and adult education programs. Delgado has seven campuses and sites located in the Greater New Orleans region. Delgado offers over 70-degree, certificate, and certified training programs and a variety of pathways for students interested in participating in the workforce or transferring to a four-year university. Delgado also boasts some of the state's and region's most sought after and respected programs including its Fab Lab, Maritime and Fire Safety, Manufacturing, and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.
About Louisiana's community and technical colleges:
Last year, Louisiana's community and technical colleges served and provided instruction to over 150,000 students, transferred over 15,000 students to four-year institutions across the country, and graduated more than 24,000 students - 80 percent of whom graduated with a credential in a high-demand, high income program. Our colleges have earned a national reputation as colleges of excellence and as shining examples of efficiency and productivity. In 2016, Lumina Foundation, one of the nation's most respected educational and philanthropic organizations commissioned that Louisiana has the highest percentage in the nation of working age adults who hold a high-quality post-secondary certificate and that the state's overall degree attainment rate improved from 48th to 26th in the nation.