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CCAC President Alex Johnson Hired to Lead Cleveland College

Community College of Allegheny County President Alex Johnson is leaving Pittsburgh to head up a community college in Cleveland.

Johnson, who became president of CCAC in 2008, has been appointed president of Cuyahoga Community College. He is expected to begin duties there on July 1, according to a news release from CCAC.

Johnson had previously served as chancellor of Delgado Community College in New Orleans and was president of Cuyahoga Community College's Metropolitan Campus from 1993 to 2004.

“It has been my honor to serve as CCAC’s president these past five years," Johnson said via a news release. "We have accomplished a great deal, and I remain excited about the possibilities awaiting CCAC."

He added that the move presented an opportunity to be closer to his children and grandchildren in the Cleveland.