“I’m honored to be appointed as the next president of LaGuardia Community College, which is assuredly among the top community colleges nationally for its commitment to academic excellence and long record of giving students the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. I’m eager to collaborate with LaGuardia’s dedicated staff and its talented faculty—the lifeblood of the college—to ensure the promise of LaGuardia for students from across Queens and beyond.”
President-designate Kenneth Adams speaks with student Emily Bonilla as both approach their first semester at LaGuardia. Emily asks about Mr. Adams' view of community colleges, plans for his first semester, life during the pandemic and what students need to know about him.
I am deeply honored to have been named the 4th president of LaGuardia Community College by the CUNY Board of Trustees. I've prepared a video to introduce myself, which I hope you'll take a few minutes to watch. Please stay tuned for more in the coming weeks—I’ll be reaching out regularly in advance of my August 17 start date.
Kenneth Adams was appointed president of LaGuardia Community College by the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York on June 29, 2020. He will assume the role on August 17, 2020. Mr. Adams comes to LaGuardia from Bronx Community College (BCC), where he has served as dean of workforce and economic development since 2016—leading the departments of Adult and Continuing Education, Workforce Development, Career Services, Community and Economic Development, and the Center for Sustainable Energy.
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