Flores sat down with the Rivard Report to speak about his immediate next steps and his vision for Alamo Colleges in the coming years.
The Alamo Colleges board made it official in a unanimous vote Saturday morning: Mike Flores will take on the district’s chief role starting Oct. 1.
The board’s pick, Ruben “Mike” Flores, comes with decades of local experience and the support of students and faculty at his Southside campus location.
The Alamo Colleges board of trustees on Thursday named Palo Alto College President Ruben “Mike” Flores as the lone finalist candidate for chancellor.
The Alamo Colleges District is partnering with Texas A&M-College Station and Chevron to make engineering degrees more affordable to San Antonio students.
Leslie’s career in education has spanned four decades with 34 years as a community college president or chancellor.
“They have to decide who their customer is. Is it liberal arts students or is it industry?”
No-confidence votes and protests at board meetings have characterized a strained relationship between Alamo Colleges Chancellor Bruce Leslie and faculty.
Using the recent accreditation warnings to stall investment for the Alamo Colleges would be unfairly punitive and a senseless, self-inflicted wound.
Presidents of Northwest Vista College, San Antonio College and St.