A Black Man Is One of Two Finalists for the Presidency of the 10-Campus Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh

Alex Johnson, chancellor of Delgado Community College in New Orleans, was named one of two finalists for the presidency of the Community College of Allegheny County, which operates 10 campuses in and around Pittsburgh. Blacks make up 15 percent of the 18,000-member student body at the two-year college.

Dr. Johnson is a graduate of Winston-Salem State University. He holds a master’s degree from Lehman College and an educational doctorate from Penn State University.

The other finalist for the position is Philip R. Day, a white man who is chancellor of San Francisco City College.