New leadership at Grossmont-Cuyamaca College

Denise Whisenhunt has been selected as the next president of Grossmont College, the Gross­mont-Cuyamaca Community Col­lege district announced May 14.

Whisenhunt has served as San Diego City College Vice Presi­dent of Student Services since 2013. She has also held other positions at the college since she began there in 2001, Dean of Student Affairs, Interim Dean of Student Development and Ma­triculation and Associate Dean of Student Services and Outreach.

Prior to that, she served for almost three years as an Out­reach Officer at the University of California, San Diego as well as in the Transfer Center at the University of California, Merced, beginning in 1991.

She earned her Juris Doctor degree at The Catholic Univer­sity of America in Washington, D.C. on top of her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and English literature from the University of California, San Di­ego.

Grossmont-Cuyamaca Commu­nity College District Chancellor Lynn Neault said Whisenhunt has an engaging style of leader­ship and will work collaborative­ly with all groups to promote the best interests of the college.

“With the many challenges facing our district as we emerge from the pandemic and build back enrollment, Ms. Whisen­hunt will bring a fresh perspec­tive toward building a strong fu­ture,” Neault said.

Whisenhunt will begin in her new role on July 1.

New leadership at Grossmont-Cuyamaca College


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