BATON ROUGE, La. - Today, Dr. Vincent June was unanimously selected as the Chancellor of South Louisiana Community College by the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Board of Supervisors. Dr. Monty Sullivan, LCTCS president, made the recommendation to the board during its December meeting. After a comprehensive national search, the recommendation was made, which included virtual interviews and virtual public forums with students, faculty, staff, and community members. June's appointment is effective immediately.
"On behalf of the Board of Supervisors, I want to congratulate Dr. June on his selection as the new chancellor of SLCC," said Tim Hardy, LCTCS board supervisor and chair of the search committee. "We were impressed by the knowledge and experiences of each finalist. After a thorough vetting process, we believe Dr. June is the perfect fit for the students, the college, and the community it serves, and he will continue leading our efforts to deliver world-class academic and workforce training in the greater Acadiana region."
"I feel extremely grateful and honored to be selected as the next Chancellor to lead South Louisiana Community College," said June. "As vice chancellor for academic and student affairs over the past four years, I have experienced so many outstanding successes at this great institution with faculty, staff, students, and the Acadiana community. Today is a phenomenal bonus for me to serve at the helm of leading SLCC, and I am thankful to the LCTCS search committee, Dr. Monty Sullivan, and the LCTCS Board of Supervisors for their support and endorsement."
Dr. Vincent G. June currently serves as Interim Chancellor of South Louisiana Community College. Dr. June provides oversight for all academic and operational functions of a multi-campus (8 Parishes) college operation serving more than 17,000 students annually. As a visionary leader with a keen sense for strategy and forward-thinking, he has successfully worked with faculty and staff to develop and implement a college-wide COVID-19 Response and Reopening Plan while also executing strategic efforts to support summer and fall 2020 enrollment initiatives.
Dr. June has worked closely with the executive leadership to develop and complete SLCC's strategic goals and priorities for the 2020-21 academic year while also aligning fiscal recommendations. He has dedicated his career to serving diverse communities in public higher education for over two decades in progressively responsible leadership positions. His experiences include serving as Dean of Student Services for the Division of Student Affairs at Florida Gulf Coast University; Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at Florida A&M University; Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at Georgia Perimeter College; Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs at South Louisiana Community College. Dr. June also served as a 2014-2015 American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio.
As a chief academic officer and chief student affairs and enrollment officer at SLCC, Georgia Perimeter College, Florida A&M University, and Florida Gulf Coast University, respectively, Dr. June has brought great energy and commitment to establishing innovative strategies and successful programs for engaging prospective, new and continuing students in the college experience. He has successfully connected and partnered with local school districts, alumni, business and industry, chambers, community members, correctional units, faculty, and staff to recruit new students and increase institutional awareness and engagement within their respective communities.
Dr. June earned a BS in business and economics from Florida A&M University and received an MBA and Ph.D. in educational leadership from Washington State University.
ABOUT SOUTH LOUISIANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
South Louisiana Community College is a comprehensive community college that operates campuses in Abbeville, Crowley, Franklin, Lafayette, Morgan City, New Iberia, Opelousas, St. Martinville, and Ville Platte. The college serves more than 15,000 students annually and offers an array of academic programs. Students earn associate degrees, technical diplomas, certificates, and industry-based certifications. It is ranked 14th among the Top 100 Associate Degree Producers as determined by Community College Week.