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About President Erika Endrijonas


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Dr. Erika Endrijonas

Dr. Erika Endrijonas has been the President of Los Angeles Valley College since August 2014. Los Angeles Valley College is one of the largest of the nine campuses of the Los Angeles Community College District with approximately 19,000 students in the eastern portion of the San Fernando Valley. It primarily serves the communities of Valley Glen, Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Valley Village, Studio City, Sherman Oaks, Encino, Lake Balboa, Panorama City, and Burbank.

Previously, she was Executive Vice President and Accreditation Liaison Officer of Oxnard College. She began her career in higher education at USC as an academic advisor in 1992. Dr. Endrijonas then went on to Granite State College in New Hampshire, the University College of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, the Los Angeles Center of the Union Institute and University, and spent nine years at Santa Barbara City College, where she was Dean of Educational Programs.

Dr. Endrijonas currently serves on the Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA) Board, where her duties include co-chairing the Education Committee, and serves on the board and the management committee of the Valley Economic Alliance. She is also the co-chair of the national LGTBQ Presidents in Higher Education, chair of the Intelecom Board of Directors, and a board member for The Village Family Services.

Dr. Endrijonas has a bachelor's degree in History from Cal State Northridge, and a master's and Ph.D. in History from USC.