Former Los Angeles City College president named interim at LTCC |

Former Los Angeles City College president named interim at LTCC

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Steve Maradian was named Lake Tahoe Community College’s interim president Friday.

Maradian, the president at Los Angeles City College from 2005 to 2008, was selected by LTCC’s Board of Trustees to lead the college forward during the search for the next permanent president.

Maradian spent the last two years working as the vice president of policy and research for the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.

LTCC will be conducting a self-study during the 2010-2011 school year in preparation for its accreditation visit in 2011-2012.

“I’m really looking forward to addressing the issues the board, faculty and staff, have identified for the college and making sure the college enjoys the work ahead,” Maradian said.

Maradian comes to LTCC with a resume that includes presidencies of colleges and universities in Texas, Georgia, Louisiana and Ohio, as well as a three-year tenure as the vice president of the American University of Armenia.

Maradian has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in education from Northeastern University in Boston. He completed his master’s in business administration at Wheeling Jesuit College in West Virginia and holds a doctorate in education from the University of Massachusetts, with focuses on higher education leadership and future studies.

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