Dr. Terri Long Begins Tenure as Vice President of Academic Affairs at LBCC

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Dr. Terri Long

Dr. Terri Long

Long Beach City College (LBCC) has announced that Dr. Terri Long is the new Vice President of Academic Affairs. Long leaves Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) in Walnut, CA after 25 years to become LBCC’s chief academic officer of the college. She will oversee the college’s academic programs and deans. Long was confirmed on July 29 and began her tenure with LBCC on Monday August 4.

“Terri brings a multitude of academic leadership experience and is extremely knowledgeable in the needs of academic affairs. Serving as the Dean for Mt. SAC’s Instructional Services for many years, as well as a longtime professor, Terri understands the importance of supporting our faculty and institutional staff,” said LBCC Superintendent-President Eloy Ortiz Oakley. “She’s been a key player Mt. SAC’s academic programs to help students succeed and I am delighted that she will be driving our programs to the next level.”

Long previously served for five years as the Dean for Instructional Services at Mt. SAC. She also served Mt. SAC as the Acting Associate Dean, and for 20 years as a professor in the Earth Science, Photographics, and Astronomy Department.

“LBCC is at the forefront of community colleges to provide excellent and innovative services to students, like being a strong advocate to adopt the Associate Degree for Transfer program,” said Long. “I am looking forward to working at Long Beach City College to ensure that our academic services continue to meet students’ educational needs in today’s changing workforce.”

Long received her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, her Master’s degree in Geology and her Doctorate degree in Education from the University of Southern California. She is a resident of Chino Hills.

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