Shown left to right: Dr. Cheryl Marshall, the newly named President of Crafton Hills College, with Chancellor Bruce Baron, San Bernardino Community College District. Dr. Donald L. Singer, President of the SBCCD Board of Trustees and Dr. Glen Kuck, Interim President of San Bernardino Valley College, after the most recent Board meeting. The Board of Trustees of the San Bernardino Community College District (District) named Dr. Cheryl Marshall as the new President of Crafton Hills College (CHC) and Dr. Glen Kuck as the Interim President for San Bernardino Valley College at their regular meeting on December 13.
Dr. Marshall began serving as the Interim President of CHC after the retirement of President Gloria Macίas Harrison in June. Dr. Kuck, the Associate Vice Chancellor of Technology and Educational Support Services is interim president because there was no successful candidate from the national search that ended this month. The District will embark on a search for a permanent president early next year.
Chancellor Bruce Baron said, "I am looking forward to working with both Dr. Marshall and Dr. Kuck as we start a new academic semester and a new calendar year in January. Both of these individuals are innovative, creative leaders, with impressive backgrounds who are dedicated to student success. They are positive, hard-working and will work well with the various shareholders on their respective campuses."
"I am thrilled to be the next President of CHC and look forward to leading the College’s continuing progress towards excellence and student success. The past five years have been some of the best in my career due primarily to the great people at Crafton," said Dr. Marshall.
Dr. Kuck said, "I’ve enjoyed serving this campus over the last 10 years, and I’m excited about the opportunity to work more closely alongside staff, faculty and our communities to continue finding innovative ways to enhance student success." Under the general direction of the Chancellor, the college president plans, organizes, coordinates, directs and administers all departments, programs, activities, budgets and personnel of the college; implements District policies and procedures as they affect college activities; represents the college to the community and directs the development of quality educational programs; participates in the development, review and addressing of general District policies; performs related duties as required.
Biographical Information on Cheryl Marshall:
Named the Interim President of Crafton Hills College in July 2012, Dr. Marshall had served as the Vice President of Instruction since July 2007. Her operational duties included oversight of all instruction in three divisions which encompasses over 35 programs.
As the Accreditation Liaison Officer for the College since 2008, Dr. Marshall led the successful efforts to resolve all findings from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges; the Commission removed the College from sanctions in February 2011. She has also chaired a variety of committees on campus including the Educational Master Plan Committee, Planning and Program Review, Accreditation, and Educational Technology.
Prior to joining Crafton Hills College, Dr. Marshall worked at Mt. San Antonio College in several administrative positions including Associate Dean of Business and Director of the Center of Excellence. Prior to working in the Community College System, she was a "freeway flyer" and taught business and human resources courses at Cal Poly Pomona, Claremont Graduate University, Azusa Pacific, and others, while maintaining a training and consulting business.
Dr. Marshall earned her doctorate in Education from the University of Southern California specializing in human learning and performance. She holds a Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Cal State University San Bernardino.
Biographical information on Glen Kuck:
As the Associate Vice-Chancellor of Technology and Educational Support Services for the San Bernardino Community College District, Dr. Kuck is charged with providing vision and direction for the District’s Distance Education, Administrative Applications, Technical Services and Printing Services departments of the District. He also oversees two California Community College state-wide projects: EduStream – a centralized digital repository, and the Alternate Text Production Center, which converts textbooks to Braille and e-text for visually impaired students. He serves as a Board Member of the Chief Information Systems Officers Association and is a recipient of the California Community Colleges Technology Leadership Award.
Prior to joining the District, Dr. Kuck was an Assistant Professor and the Founding Director of the Loma Linda University Center for EMS Education and Research and the Director of the Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Emergency Medical Care. He received his associate's degree in respiratory therapy and bachelor’s degree in emergency medical care from Loma Linda University and his master’s and doctorate degrees in education from the University of Southern California, where he concurrently completed a fellowship in Leadership and Management. He has served his community as a reserve deputy sheriff, PTA member, and as a Board Member for the Inland Empire Autism Society.
About the SBCCD:
The San Bernardino Community College District (SBCCD) is one of 72 community college districts within the California Community College system, the largest educational system in the world, which encompasses 112 community colleges. The SBCCD has an 86 year history of providing its community and students with quality and affordable vocational certificates, associate’s degrees, and preparation for transfer to a four year college or university through San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC) and Crafton Hills College (CHC). In addition, the Economic Development and Corporate Training Division (PDC) and KVCR TV-FM provide professional development and cultural and educational information to the community at large.