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About Academic Affairs


The Academic Affairs Division is responsible for providing state-level review of community college curriculum and instructional support activities. The division is committed to providing leadership and technical assistance to enhance the capacity of the community colleges in the areas of academic planning, review and approval of credit degrees and certificates, Library and Learning Resources, technology strategic planning, basic skills/ESL intersegmental policies, program development and coordination, credit/noncredit adult education, and Fund for Student Success (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement program, Puente Project, and Middle College High School program).


Key Contacts:

Pam Walker, vice chancellor

Kathy Carroll, executive secretary 

Vice Chancellor of Educational Services

Pamela D. Walker, Ed.D.

Dr. Pamela D. Walker serves as vice chancellor for educational services at the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and leads the divisions of Academic Affairs, Student Services and Workforce and Economic Development.

Dr. Walker is a highly regarded educational leader with experience as a faculty member and administrator in the K-12 system, multiple four-year university systems and in the California Community Colleges. She came to the Chancellor’s Office from American River College after spending 12 years in positions as the dean of science and allied health, associate vice president for instruction, vice president for student services and interim president. At Cerritos College, she was the dean of heath, physical education, recreation, athletics and dance and interim dean of admissions and records.