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Fielding Graduate University: EdD, Educational Leadership
Pepperdine University: MBA, Business Administration
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MS, Astronautics
New York University: BS, Aerospace Engineering
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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...
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...
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...