Eric V. Gravenberg was named interim president of the College of Alameda in California, a campus of the Peralla Community College District. The college has a diverse student population with Blacks, Whites, Latinos, and Asians all making up at least 14 percent but not more than 29 percent of the student body, according to the latest Department of Education data.
Dr. Gravenberg has been serving as vice president of student services at Merritt College, a community college in Oakland, California. He is the former vice president for undergraduate education at Alliant International University in San Diego.
Over a 38-year career in higher education, Dr. Gravenberg has also served as associate vice president for enrollment management and student affairs at California State University, Sacramento, associate vice president for enrollment management at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and director of admissions at the University of California at Riverside.
Dr. Gravenberg will become interim president at the College of Alameda on July 15.