San Antonio College announced the selection of Dr. Naydeen González-De Jesús as its 13th president, making her the first woman president in a quarter century and only the second to hold the office since the college’s founding in 1925.

González-De Jesús, who serves as executive vice president of Student Success at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), was approved unanimously by the Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees on Tuesday, Dec. 13. She will officially begin her new role on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, succeeding SAC Interim President Dr. Francisco Solis, who has served in that capacity since June.

“Her wealth of experience in the area of student success and equitable outcomes will serve San Antonio College and the Alamo Colleges well as she brings a unique blend of international public diplomacy, research and higher education experience to the position,” said Alamo Colleges District Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores.

A first-generation college graduate, Dr. González-De Jesús is an Aspen Rising Presidents Fellow and a National Community College Hispanic Council Fellow. (

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