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Alamo Colleges' First-Ever Hispanic Chancellor Focuses On Low-Cost, Quality Education

Courtesy Alamo Colleges

Formerly the president of Palo Alto College on the South side, Alamo Colleges Chancellor Mike Flores was unanimously chosen to lead the district.

What does Flores bring to the position and what plans does he have for the future of the Alamo Colleges?

Following the retirement of Bruce Leslie at the end of September, what went into the transition process? 

What unique challenges and opportunities exist for the district's five campuses? How does the community college district plan to secure more funding from the state legislature? 

Guest: Mike Flores, chancellor of the Alamo Colleges District

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This interview aired on Tuesday, January 8, 2018.

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Kim Johnson is the producer for Texas Public Radio’s live, call-in show The Source. She is a Trinity University alum with bachelor’s degrees in Communication and Spanish, and a Master of Arts Degree from the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.