San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance M. Carroll, who has served in the role since 2004, announced Friday she will retire in 2021, following a national search for her replacement. Carroll, 74, is the longest-serving chancellor in the history of the district.
“It has been an honor to serve the San Diego Community College District because of our mission of service to students and the community,” Carroll said. “This is a truly great organization and I have been privileged to work with a wonderful board of trustees and the phenomenal faculty and staff of City, Mesa and Miramar Colleges, and Continuing Education.”
Carroll was appointed by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate for a six-year term on the National Council on the Humanities.
“Everyone who knows me knows that my life is about service,” Carroll said. “In closing this particular chapter in my professional life, I will be opening a new one which is designed to provide new opportunities for people who want to reach new heights in their lives and careers.”