The Alamo Colleges Board of Trustees approved Gilbert Becerra, Jr, as Palo Alto College’s newest Vice President for Student Success on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015. Becerra officially assumed the position on Sept. 14, 2015.
Becerra, a former San Antonio resident, has over fourteen years of progressive student affairs experience with an expansive portfolio including enrollment management with various student populations such as first-time-in-college, transfer, international, and non-traditional. In his most recent role, Becerra served as Dean of Student Outreach and Enrollment Services since 2011 at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Becerra has a Bachelor of Arts in Government/Mexican American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio.