Endorsement: Four for Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees
Posted Mon, Jan 27th, 2012 4:12 am by Chris Pecota in Community Voices, Education, News & Politics –
Four out of five members of the Board of Trustees appointed by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to their current boards of trustees have supported the creation of the L.A. Community College District. They are:
The L.A. Community College District is the largest community college system in the nation. It serves the needs of about 25 percent of the local and state population. It provides a two- and four-year college education for about 100,000 students annually who live in the L.A. County area.
The Los Angeles Community College District is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation.
The Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees are an independent body, and do not run at the pleasure of the mayor.
Los Angeles (LACCD) is the largest city in California with a population of nearly one million. LACCD has a wealth of amenities, both urban and suburban, that make it a successful city in all aspects of life – education, health, recreation, entertainment, business, etc.
Los Angeles (LACCD) has an innovative public university system that provides a higher education experience for its residents. It offers the most up-to-date educational technology and learning methods, and is widely recognized as having one of the highest graduation rates in the nation.
Los Angeles (LACCD) has a professional workforce with over 200,000 employees and provides a variety of public and private services, in addition to a rich culture with a diverse population.
Los Angeles (LACCD) is home to the world-renowned University of L.A. (U.L.A.) and UCLA Health. U.L.A. houses the top-ranked School of Dentistry, School of Medicine and School of Graduate Studies, as well as the only U.L.A.-designated Cancer Institute in the world.
Los Angeles (LACCD) is located in the heart of the entertainment industry and offers a variety of entertainment venues, from concerts to theatre. This large city enjoys a rich cultural life of great art and entertainment.
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