Dr. Tammy Robinson has more than 25 years of experience as a community college administrator and faculty member. Appointed President of MCC on July 1, 2022, her primary responsibilities are providing vision and direction for the planning and operation of the college; serving as MCC's ambassador and advocate; and aligning the college's strategic priorities with the shared transformation of the Maricopa Community Colleges student experience.
Prior to joining MCC, Dr. Robinson was the Vice President of Instruction at Cañada College in Redwood City, California. She previously served as the Dean of Global Learning Programs and Services and Dean for Social Science and Creative Arts at Skyline College in San Bruno, California. She also served as Interim Vice President of Academic Services Services/Athletic Director/CIO at Lassen Community College in Susanville, California from 2013 to 2015. In 2020, she received the Carter Doren Leadership Award, which is an honor bestowed to CIOs by their peers.
Dr. Robinson served as the Vice President of the California Community College Chief Instructional Officers Executive Board. She also serves on several national boards including the Workforce Development Commission for the American Association of Community Colleges. She remains active in hosting community, statewide and national events that affect both students and future leaders in education.
A lifelong community college advocate, Dr. Robinson began this journey at Cerritos College in Norwalk, California, where she received her A.A. She went on to earn her B.A. from UCLA, her M.A. from California State University, Dominguez Hills, and her Ed.D. from USC with an emphasis in Community College Administration.