New interim chancellor appointed

New interim chancellor appointed

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

February 6, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District has appointed an Interim Chancellor to the district until further notice.     After CCCCD Chancellor Fred Wood retired early during the Fall 2019 semester, the district board members began to search for an individual to fill in Wood’s positi...

Wood retires early

Wood retires early

Krys Shahin, @Krysshah

November 21, 2019

Due to a major family medical issue, Chancellor Fred Wood has advanced his retirement from March 2020 to Dec. 31 of this year. Wood originally announced his March 2020 retirement back in July. Though Wood said he wanted to be there to “pass the torch” to the next hired Chancellor to take over the ...

Benjamin to retire in December

Cassie Dickman, cdickman@lmcexperience.com

December 2, 2016

After almost 27 years of working in the district and a lifetime spent dedicated to education, retiring Contra Costa Community College District Chancellor Helen Benjamin is looking forward to not getting up for that first day of school after Christmas vacation for the first time since she was 6 years o...

Chancellor finalists chosen

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com

October 28, 2016

The students, staff and faculty who make up the Contra Costa Community College District will have the opportunity to get to know the three finalists for the district’s chancellor seat Monday, Oct. 31. The trio of candidates — Dr. Kindred Murillo, Dr. Fred Wood and Eugene Huff — will each be on a forum ...

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