Officials named a higher education administrator and an ex-refugee in the nonprofit field to the San Diego City College Foundation board of directors, a spokesman said Friday.
Gerald Ramsey serves as vice president of student services at Miramar College, while Yen Tu owns the firm Yen C. Tu Consulting.
The foundation assists students from underrepresented backgrounds.
A longtime community college administrator who grew up in the South, Ramsey attended segregated schools even after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education decision abolished school segregation.
“(San Diego) City College is unique,” said Ramsey, who spent 28 years there as an administrator. “I love City. Being on the foundation board has given me an opportunity to stay involved with the college