LACCD Chancellor clarifies withdrawal of offer that would have moved Pierce President to district position

Francisco Rodriguez, chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District, requested that Pierce College President Kathleen Burke accept the position of vice chancellor of educational services with the district.

However, Rodriguez withdrew the offer and sent a letter to Pierce faculty and staff on May 4 to explain the withdrawal.

In the letter, Rodriguez said he nixed the offer “in the interest of maintaining stable leadership at Pierce College.”

Read the full letter below.

Chancellor Note to Pierce College