Phoenix College is pleased to announce the appointment of interim president, Dr. Clyne Namuo. Dr. Namuo assumed the role of Interim President of Phoenix College on March 22, 2021.
Dr. Namuo most recently served as Vice President of Learning and Chief Academic Officer at South Mountain Community College, where he provided leadership and support to advance student success and program completion. Prior to joining Maricopa Community Colleges, Dr. Namuo served in a variety of academic roles in community colleges including cybersecurity faculty, department chair, and dean.
Dr. Namuo holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Strategy from the University of Arizona’s Center for the Study of Higher Education, and a master’s degree in information systems from San Diego State University. He earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Hawaii.
He is active in the community as the former Board President of Habitat for Humanity Sierra Vista, a commissioner for the Industrial Development Authority, a former member of the Sierra Vista City Council’s Citizen Advisory Commission, and as the current President of the Asian Pacific Islander Association constituency group within Maricopa County Community College District. Dr. Namuo is also an active peer reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission and serves on HLC’s diversity committee.