Dr. Larissa Littleton-Steib was unanimously selected as the chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College by the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Board of Supervisors. Dr. Monty Sullivan, LCTCS president, made the recommendation to the board during its monthly meeting. The recommendation was made after a comprehensive and competitive national search that included on campus interviews and public forums with students, faculty and staff, and community members. Littleton-Steib's appointment is effective January 2, 2017.
"On behalf of the Board of Supervisors, I want to congratulate Dr. Littleton-Steib on her selection as the new chancellor of BRCC," said Mickey Murphy, LCTCS board supervisor and chair of the search committee. "We were impressed by the knowledge and experiences of each finalist. After a thorough vetting process, we believe Dr. Littleton-Steib is the perfect fit for the students, the college and the community it serves and she will continue leading our efforts to deliver world class academic and workforce training."
"I am honored to be selected as the next chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College," said Littleton-Steib. "I am thankful to the LCTCS Board of Supervisors and President Dr. Monty Sullivan for their confidence in me to lead Baton Rouge Community College. I can't wait to meet and work alongside the outstanding students, faculty and staff of Baton Rouge Community College and the business community in the Capital City region."
Littleton Steib currently serves as the Vice Chancellor for Workforce Development and Technical Education at Delgado Community College. She is a Louisiana native of and has more than twenty years of experience in education.
BRCC is a recognized and respected leader within the community offering high-demand, high-income programs aligned to the area's thriving economic drivers such as the petrochemical, healthcare, construction, information technology, and automotive industries. One of the most productive post-secondary institutions in the state, in 2016, BRCC had more than 2,600 graduates and served more than 18,000 students in credit, non-credit, and adult education programs. BRCC has eight campuses and sites located in the Capital region. BRCC offers over 70 degree, certificate, and certified training programs and a variety of pathways for students interested in participating in the workforce or transferring to a four-year university.