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July 13, 2010


Peggy Cartwright
Director of Marketing and Public Relations

For Immediate Release


Dr. Henry Shannon, Superintendent/President announced the appointment of Dr. Terry Giugni as the new Dean of the Chaffey College Chino Campus. The Chaffey College Governing Board approved the appointment at the Board meeting on June 24, 2010. Giugni will replace Dr. Linda Howdyshell who retired on June 30.

Dr. Giugni has been a Chaffey College administrator since 2004 when he became the Dean of Physical, Life, and Health Sciences. The following year, he was named Dean of Mathematics and Science. He has provided superior leadership to the faculty, staff and students in the Mathematics and Science areas. In 2008 he secured the College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA) Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Grant. This two-year grant provided $2.25 million to support students interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Prior to becoming an administrator, Dr. Giugni was an instructor of biology at Chaffey College.

As the Dean of the Chino Campus, Dr. Giugni will lead the day-to-day operation of the college's newest campus in Chino. "I am honored that the Governing Board and Dr. Shannon have chosen to repose a very high level of trust in me to assume the leadership for the college's Chino campus." exclaimed Giugni. "I am excited for the opportunity to continue to develop and grow this campus and to serve the needs of the local community," he added.

The Chino Campus opened in January 2008 and in just two years the new campus served 3,462 students in the spring 2010 semester. "The opportunities at the new Chino Campus are endless and with Terry's leadership, the Board and I are confident that he will lead the campus in the right direction," said Dr. Shannon, superintendent/president. "Terry will apply his creative energy and academic background to the campus, benefiting the students and the community," added Dr. Shannon.

In addition to providing leadership to the Chino Campus, Dr. Giugni will also manage the Chino Information Technology Center and the Chino Center and serve as a liaison to the City of Chino.

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Dr. Terry Giugni named Chaffey College Dean, Chino Campus.

Terry Guigni
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