The Board of Trustees and the Chancellor of the Peralta Community College District, Dr. José M. Ortiz have appointed Dr. Eric V. Gravenberg as interim president of College of Alameda.Dr. Gravenberg has served as vice president of Student Services at Merritt College and has had a 38-year career in education. He begins his appointment July 15.Formerly, he was vice president for Undergraduate Education at Alliant International University in San Diego, associate vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at CSU Sacramento and vice president with Noel Levitz, a higher education consulting firm specializing in enrollment management.Dr. Gravenberg has also served as associate vice president for Enrollment Management at Howard University, Director of Admission at UC Riverside, Director of the Learning Center at Humboldt State University and Statewide Director for the CSU for Student Affirmative Action.
Dr. Gravenberg has authored numerous publications and received a number of awards recognizing his accomplishments as an innovative, passionate and committed leader for educational equity.