Sunday, April 9, 2017


(Former Texas Southmost College President Lily Tercero was among four finalists considered for the position of President at Northeast Lakeview College. On Tuesday, the Alamo Colleges' trustees chose from among them and named Dr. Veronica Garcia to hed the school. In her application, Tercero described herself as the former president of Texas Southmost College who was the chief budget officer for the Alamo Colleges and spent 11 years as an administrator in the Tarrant County College system. She has also directed small business development centers at Santa Fe Community College, University of Texas-Permian Basin and the Odessa Chamber of Commerce. She has a doctorate from the Community College Leadership Program at University of Texas-Austin.)

By Aaron Schrank
Texas Public Radio
The Alamo Colleges' Board of Trustees approved the appointment of a new president for Northeast Lakeview College on Tuesday.

Veronica Garcia will begin her duties on March 1. Garcia is currently the Vice President of Student Affairs at Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix. She brings two decades of administrative experience at multi-campus community college districts.

“We are please to welcome someone of Dr. Garcia’s caliber as the new president of Northeast Lakeview College,” Alamo Colleges’ District Chancellor Dr. Bruce Leslie said in a statement. “Her experience and expertise will be invaluable to the continuing success of the growing numbers of students we serve at Northeast Lakeview College."

Garcia previously held positions at Portland Community College in Oregon and the Pima Community College District in Tucson, Arizona. She taught as an adjunct professor at each of the institutions where she's been employed.

Northwest Lakeview College, the newest of the five Alamo Colleges, serves about 6,000 students from Northeast San Antonio and surrounding areas.


Anonymous said...

Northeast Lakeview College were smarter than Lily the 3rd who looks good on paper but when the employers dig deeper they know the real deal. Forever tarnished thanks to her stupid ego.

AT said...

Well, that sucks

Anonymous said...

Federal lawsuit and SACS will decide who is stupid