Vurdien elected president of PCC

Martin Becerra

Fullerton College President, Rajen Vurdien was unanimously voted by the board of trustees at Pasadena City College to be the college’s 15th president-superintendent on Sunday night.

Dr. Rajen Vurdien, President of Fullerton College. Photo Courtesy of Fullerton College.

According to Anthony R. Fellow, trustee of area seven, the Pasadena Area Community College District Board of Trustees held a closed session where he and six other trustees voted unanimously to select Vurdien as PCC president-superintendent.

The board then moved into an open session where president of the board, Berlinda Brown announced their decision to select Vurdien over the other two finalists, San Diego Miramar College President Patricia Hsieh and PCC Interim President Robert B. Miller.

Vurdien has been president of FC since May of 2010, he will replace Mark Rocha who retired his position as PCC president-superintendent in August.

According to Fellow, negotiations are under way with their attorneys.