Yasmin Delahoussaye Is the New Leader of Los Angeles Southwest College

DelahoussayeYasmin J. Delahoussaye was named interim president of Los Angeles Southwest College, a campus of the Los Angeles Community College District. She will serve as interim president for the current academic year. According to the latest U.S. Department of Education data, the college enrolls about 6,700 students and 55 percent of the student body are African Americans.

Since 2010, Dr. Delahoussaye has been serving as vice chancellor of educational programs and institutional effectiveness for the Los Angeles Community College District. She has been an administrator for the district since 1988 and previously served on the faculty of the School of Education at the University of California at Los Angeles.

Dr. Delahoussaye is a graduate of California State University, Los Angeles, where she majored in history. She holds a master’s degree from California State University, Northridge and a doctorate in educational leadership from UCLA.

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  1. LACCD BFSA says:

    Congratulations Dr. Delahoussaye! You are a breath of fresh air for Los Angeles Southwest Community College. Your knowledge, experience, and interpersonal skills will be a great benefit to the college. The Los Angeles Community Colleges District Black Faculty and Staff Association wishes you the best.

  2. Dr. Kevin J. Jones says:

    Congratulations to Dr. Delahoussaye! She will make a positive difference.

  3. Deborah Greenspan says:

    Congratulations, Dr. Delahoussaye!

  4. Laura Murray Sonsalla says:

    I have followed all of the praise for Mrs. Delahoussaye. Maybe people whole look back to while she was a counselor at Taft High School. She favored the students bussed in and turned her back on the students who took the RTD busses. She was a full on racist. She attacked me at every possible time until there was a parent conference when she found out my mom worked at another school with her husband. Things quickly turned. I was treated completely different.

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