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Contra Costa Community College in California Appoints Tia Robinson-Cooper as President

The Contra Costa Community College District has selected Tia Robinson-Cooper as the fourteenth permanent president of Contra Costa College in San Pablo, California.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Tia Robinson-Cooper to Contra Costa Community College District as the next president of CCC” said Chancellor Bryan Reece. “She has a proven commitment to increasing student success outcomes and fostering an environment of equity and inclusion. We look forward to her leadership.”

Contra Costa College enrolls nearly 7,200 students, according to the most recent data available from the U.S. Department of Education. African Americans make up 16 percent of the student body.

Dr. Robinson most recently served as the provost and vice-president of academic affairs/chief academic officer at Inver Hills Community College, a campus of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

Dr. Robinson-Cooper earned a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology from Northern Illinois University. She holds an MBA and a master’s degree in managerial leadership and organizational development from National Louis University and a doctorate in counseling and adult higher education from Northern Illinois University.


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