Bakersfield College appoints the interim president

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – Bakersfield College has appointed an interim president following Sonya Christian’s recent election as the next Chancellor of the Kern Community College District.

College Student Affairs Vice President Zav Dadabhoy will serve as interim president until a final selection is made, according to BC. He has been with BC since 2012 overseeing student assistance programs such as counseling, career services, financial assistance, and athletics.

Prior to joining Bakersfield College, Dadabhoy was the dean of student affairs at Colorado State University Pueblo.

The KCCD Board of Trustees announced that Christian was elected as the next Chancellor last month. She will take over from Thomas Burke, who is retiring from the district later this year.

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