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|Congresswoman Maxine Waters visits Southwest on the first day of school. Pictured (L to R): ASO President Lamont Jackson, Ambassador Sidney Williams, Interim President Yasmin J. Delahoussaye and Dean of Student Services, Dr. Oscar Cobian|
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Visits Los Angeles Southwest College
Students, faculty and staff at Los Angeles Southwest College welcomed Congresswoman Maxine Waters to campus on the first day of the fall semester. Congresswoman Waters was on site to meet with the college’s new interim president Yasmin J. Delahoussaye to discuss potential partnerships with Southwest. While onsite, Congresswoman Waters visited the college’s Student Success Center, English Reading Lab and its Middle College High School.
LOS ANGELES, August 29, 2013 – Students at Los Angeles Southwest College began the fall semester with a new interim president. The Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees recently announced the appointment of Dr. Yasmin J. Delahoussaye as interim president of the college. Dr. Delahoussaye vacated her post as LACCD Vice Chancellor of Educational Programs and Institutional Effectiveness where she served since 2010 to lead Southwest effective August 19.
The board voted unanimously to elect Dr. Delahoussaye to succeed the college’s former president Dr. Jack E. Daniels, III, who announced his departure on July 1, 2013. After seven years serving as president of Southwest, Dr. Daniels will assume his new role as president of Madison Area Technical College in Wisconsin.
Veteran educator appointed interim president of Los Angeles Southwest College