Jack Scott, a former state senator who is retiring this week after three years as chancellor of California's community college system, will become a "scholar in residence" at Claremont Graduate University's School of Educational Studies, the university announced Thursday.
Among his other duties, Scott will launch a certificate program for community college profssionals. Scott was a Democratic state senator from Pasadena for eight years before becoming community college chancellor in 2009 and also is a former president of Pasadena City College and Cypress College. His Claremont position begins Sept. 17.
PHOTO: Jack Scott / Sacramento Bee 2011 file, Hector Amezcua