LBCC’s New VP of Academic Affairs, Terri Long, Begins Today

Terri Long, former Dean of Instruction at Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC), officially begins her new job today at Long Beach City College (LBCC) as Vice President of Academic Affairs.

TerriLongLong had been at Mt. SAC for 25 years, serving as a professor under the Earth Science, Photographics, and Astronomy Department for two decades before she served as Dean of Instruction for five years. The Chino Hills resident received three degrees from USC: a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, a Master’s degree in Geology, and her Doctorate in Education

“LBCC is at the forefront of community colleges to provide excellent and innovative services to students, like being a strong advocate to adopt the Associate Degree for Transfer program,” said Long in a statement. “I am looking forward to working at Long Beach City College to ensure that our academic services continue to meet students’ educational needs in today’s changing workforce.”

Long was confirmed to her new post at LBCC on July 29, before stepping into her office today.

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Brian Addison has been a writer, editor and photographer for more than a decade, covering everything from food to politics to urban transportation and housing. In 2015, he was named Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club and has since garnered 12 nominations and an additional win for Best Political Commentary. Born in Big Bear, he has lived in Long Beach since college. Brian currently serves as a columnist and editor for the Long Beach Post.