Saddleback College Welcomes New SOCCCD Chancellor, Dr. Kathleen Burke

The South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD) Board of Trustees and Saddleback College are pleased to welcome Dr. Kathleen Burke as the new chancellor. As the chancellor, Dr. Burke is the chief executive officer of the district, overseeing a $913 million budget, nearly 4,000 employees, and operations for the district, which includes Saddleback College, Irvine Valley College, and the Advanced Technology and Education Park. As the new chancellor, Dr. Burke will strive to further the district's mission to provide a dynamic learning environment for diverse learners of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities and to meet each student's goal - whether to develop new skills, obtain a certificate, an associate degree, to transfer or for personal enrichment.