Butte College board names interim president

Jun 22, 2015 3:20 PM by News Staff

The Butte College Board of Trustees at a special meeting Monday, named Dr. Samia Yaqub as the school's interim president.

Yaqub, who will start her new role July 1, has served as the school's Vice President for Student Learning and Economic Development since 2011.

"Dr. Yaqub was the perfect choice to fill the interim role as President. She knows Butte College well along with our mission, vision, and core values. This allows the college to continue its mission and goals during our search for a college president," said Fred Perez, President, Butte College Board of Trustees.

Current president, Dr. Kimberly Perry resigned her position to serve as the next president of Bellingham Technical College in Washington. She has been the President of Butte College since 2011.


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