On December 14, Dr. Larissa Littleton-Steib was unanimously selected as the chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) by the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Board of Supervisors. Dr. Monty Sullivan, LCTCS president, made the recommendation to the board during its monthly meeting. The recommendation was made after a comprehensive and competitive national search that included on-campus interviews and public forums with students, faculty and staff, and community members. Littleton-Steib's appointment is effective January 2, 2017.
Littleton-Steib currently serves as the vice chancellor for workforce development and technical education at Delgado Community College. She is a Louisiana native and has more than twenty years of experience in education.
"On behalf of the Board of Supervisors, I want to congratulate Dr. Littleton-Steib on her selection as the new chancellor of BRCC," said Mickey Murphy, LCTCS board supervisor and chair of the search committee. "We were impressed by the knowledge and experiences of each finalist. After a thorough vetting process, we believe Dr. Littleton-Steib is the perfect fit for the students, the college, and the community it serves and she will continue leading our efforts to deliver world-class academic and workforce training."
"Dr. Larissa Littleton-Steib has been a tireless contributor to the success of Delgado Community College and our greater New Orleans community over many years and in a variety of significant roles. It is with great pride that we share her with our sister institution in Baton Rouge. We are confident that she will take BRCC to the next level of success, and we wish her well," said Delgado Community College Chancellor Joan Davis.
"I am honored to be selected as the next chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College," said Littleton-Steib. "I am thankful to the LCTCS Board of Supervisors and Dr. Monty Sullivan for their confidence in me to lead Baton Rouge Community College. I can't wait to meet and work alongside the outstanding students, faculty and staff of Baton Rouge Community College and the business community in the Capital City region."
Dr. Larissa Littleton-Steib