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Dr. Brian King was appointed as the ninth Chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District in 2012. Dr. King has more than three decades of community college teaching and administrative experience in California and Missouri.

Since his appointment as chancellor of Los Rios, King has overseen the opening of two educational outreach centers (the Elk Grove and Rancho Cordova centers), the establishment of the Los Rios Promise program to knock down financial barriers for students, the creation and adoption of a new district strategic plan, and the implementation of Guided Pathways across the four Los Rios colleges.

King joined Los Rios after serving more than eight years as president/superintendent of Santa Cruz County's Cabrillo College in Aptos, California. Before that, he served from 1991 to 2004 in increasingly responsible positions at Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield, Missouri, where he rose from a faculty position teaching American government and business law to serving as vice president of administration and business.

As president of Cabrillo, King was credited with leading the college through two successful local bond campaigns, raising more than $20 million in private donations through the college foundation and guiding the implementation of highly successful student success measures.

King is the immediate-past Chair of the Valley Vision Board of Directors and a member of the Greater Sacramento Economic Council Board of Directors, the Sacramento Metro Chamber Board, the Dignity Health Sacramento Service Area Community Board, the Los Rios Colleges Foundation Board, the Wells Fargo Community Advisory Board, the Sacramento Host Committee, and the Comstock's Magazine Editorial Board. King is a past president of the Community College League of California's Chief Executive Office Board and a past chair of the boards of the Community College League of California and the California Community College Athletics Association. He has also received a Fulbright Fellowship to Russia with a group of community college leaders from across the United States.

King received his BA in History from the University of Missouri-Columbia, his JD from Duke University School of Law, and his EdD in Educational Leadership from the University of Arkansas.


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