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Otto W.K. Lee, EdD - Fielding Graduate University. Wilmington, CA, US

Otto W.K. Lee, EdD Otto W.K. Lee, EdD

Public Trustee | Fielding Graduate University


Otto Lee is the President of Los Angeles Harbor College





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Industry Expertise (2)

Education/Learning Corporate Leadership

Areas of Expertise (3)

Higher Education Administration Strategic Planning Student Development

Education (4)

Fielding Graduate University: EdD, Educational Leadership

Pepperdine University: MBA, Business Administration

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MS, Astronautics

New York University: BS, Aerospace Engineering

Media Appearances (2)

New LAHC president brings vast experience, encourages growth

Los Angeles Harbor College  online


Dr. Otto W.K. Lee, the new president of Harbor College, recently met with The Harbor Tides, where he shared a bit about himself and talked about his plans for the future of the campus.

Born in Hong Kong, Dr. Lee immigrated to the United States at a very young age. English is his second language, and his parents worked hard at multiple jobs so that he could become the first in his family to graduate from college. Dr. Lee also worked while attending school...

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Board approves three new L.A. community college presidents

Los Angeles Times  online


On Wednesday, the board voted unanimously to name Linda D. Rose as the new president of Los Angeles Southwest College, Otto W.K. Lee as president of Los Angeles Harbor College, and Erika A. Endrijonas as head of Los Angeles Valley College...

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Articles (1)

The 'innovator's dilemma' and the experience of community college leaders: A phenomenological inquiry Fielding Graduate University


Organizational leaders have heard the call to innovate unceasingly over the past several decades (Kanter, 1983), but whatever the field, the decisions related to innovation are not simple. They are complex, ambiguous, and paradoxical such that the experience has been described by one researcher, Clayton Christensen, as the "Innovator's Dilemma" (Christensen, 1997). In community colleges, innovation choices are further complicated by academic traditions, staff resistance, and structural barriers...

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