Oxnard College is pleased to announce the appointment of Rojelio (Roy) Vasquez in his new role as Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Learning, effective January 30.
“We are very excited to have Roy as part of our executive team,” said President Cynthia E. Azari. “He has worked in a variety of administrative roles in higher education as well as in industry, and is well-versed in aligning business priorities with operational strategies, plans and services, as well as developing strategic partnerships.”
Mr. Vasquez brings over 25 years of leadership experience to Oxnard College, most recently as the Dean of Instruction for the Business Division at Fresno City College. Prior to that role, he served as Interim Vice President for Student Services at Fresno City College. Mr. Vasquez has also held positions as Associate Dean, Undergraduate Business Programs at the School of Business, Fresno Pacific University, as well as Assistant Professor of Marketing and Strategy at Fresno Pacific University for ten years. For nearly 20 years, as a faculty member in business, he taught undergraduate and graduate students at State Center Community College District, Pepperdine University, Fresno State University, UC Merced, and at Columbia College-Lemoore Campus.
Mr. Vasquez is also a business consultant, specializing in strategy, operations, marketing and management. For over two decades, he has consulted locally, statewide, nationally and internationally across industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, retail, agriculture and education. He has also served on the Planning Commission for the City of Fresno for the past 15 years, and has held the roles of Chairman and Vice-Chairman on the Planning Commission.
Mr. Vasquez received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Fresno Pacific University, and a Masters of Business Administration-Management from California State University, Fresno. He is working towards his Doctorate in Management from the University of Maryland.
“This is an exciting time to be joining Oxnard College,” said Mr. Vasquez. “I look forward to working with faculty, staff and leadership to continue the success and growth of the quality education experience that represents Oxnard College.”