About Chancellor's Office
The California Community Colleges is the largest postsecondary education system
in the nation. The primary missions of the system are:
- Preparing students to transfer to four-year universities
- Workforce development and training
- Basic skills and remedial education
Established by legislation in 1967, the Chancellor's office is the administrative
branch charged with providing leadership, advocacy, and support for the system.
The Chancellor's office operates under the direction of the state chancellor who
is guided by the Board of Governors. The state chancellor is appointed by the board
and board members are appointed by the Governor.