Leadership Transition

On behalf of the Desert Community College District, the Board of Trustees gratefully acknowledges and thanks Dr. Joel Kinnamon for his service as Superintendent/President for these past eight years and extends best wishes in his retirement.

The Desert Community College District acknowledges Mr. Jeff Baker for his service as Interim Superintendent/President of the Desert Community College District starting April 1, 2021.

The COVID 19 pandemic resulted in the physical closure of the campuses of the Desert Community College District. The Board of Trustees wishes to extend a grateful thanks to the members of the Executive Cabinet for their long hours and hard work successfully leading to the transition of College of the Desert to online classes.