About the President
Kathy Scott, Ph.D.
Dr. Kathy Scott has an extensive background within the California Community College system. For the last four years, she served as the Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs at Long Beach City College. Prior to LBCC, she served as the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs at Pasadena City College and at Ventura College as an Instructional Dean, Title V grant director, and the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness. Prior to becoming an administrator, Dr. Scott was a tenured faculty member in English at Ventura College, serving also as Department Chair, member of the Curriculum Committee, and an officer of the Academic Senate. She has also been the Accreditation Liaison Officer at two institutions. Dr. Scott holds an MA in Literature from CSUN, with her thesis in the area of African American literature. She earned her Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership from Cal Lutheran University with her dissertation in the area of accelerated instruction. Dr. Scott is excited to be joining the SBCC family and looks forward to working collaboratively with the faculty, staff, administrators, and students.