|Staff at Mission
College gathered to say goodbye to Dr. Adriana Barrera at a farewell
event on November 29. Dr. Barrera, president of Mission College from
2000-05, now serves as Senior Vice Chancellor of the Los Angeles Community
College District. During the event, several employees, including fellow
administrators, instructors and classified staff, paid tribute to
Barrera and the positivite changes she has brought to Mission College.
Dr. Barrera told the group of about 70 employees that she will miss
Mission College, but leaves with a greater understanding of the challenges
facing small colleges. Employees gave her a standing ovation. Afterwards
many of them privately wished her well in her new job.