The Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Steven R. Gonzales, Ed.D., as president of GateWay Community College, effective July 1.
Gonzales has more than 15 years of instructional and administrative experience in higher education, including his current role as the highest-level academic officer for the Pinal County Community College District that operates as Central Arizona College (CAC).
Gonzales earned his doctorate in educational administration in the top-ranked Community College Leadership Program from the University of Texas at Austin. He was awarded a University Preemptive Fellowship, as well as the John and Suanne Roueche Fellowship. He holds a master of arts in teaching mathematics and bachelor of science in secondary education – mathematics from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.