Cabrillo College President Laurel Jones announces retirement


APTOS — Cabrillo College President and Superintendent Laurel Jones will step down on Jan. 2.

Jones made the announcement at the Cabrillo College Governing Board’s June 5 meeting.

Jones took the job in July 2013 on a three-year contract. She came to Cabrillo with 30 years of experience with California community colleges.

She was previously the president of Mission College in Santa Clara, and before that, she served as the vice president of academic services at Las Positas College in Livermore and as the vice president of academic affairs at Solano Community College. She also worked at Mount San Jacinto College in Riverside County and Mount San Antonio College in Walnut.

Jones filled the spot left by Brian King, who was appointed as chancellor by the Los Rios Community College District Board of Trustees.

The Cabrillo College Governing Board will discuss the matter at its August meeting.


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