Berta Cuaron Named Interim Vice President of Instruction

Berta Cuaron has rejoined Miramar College as Interim Vice President of Instruction beginning Feb. 19. Cuaron will serve in the VPI capacity through the spring 2021 semester and into summer, seeing Miramar College through the conclusion of its search and appointment of a new, permanent Vice President of Instruction.

Cuaron is not new to San Diego Miramar College. She served as the Dean of Business, Mathematics, and Science from March 1991 through July 2003. She was then appointed Assistant Superintendent/Vice President for Instruction at Palomar College, where she served until her retirement in June 2015. She also has significant experience in the classroom at San Bernadino Valley College. In her role at Palomar College, she provided leadership for five academic divisions, the library, and student learning support services. She also led strategic and academic program planning and evaluation and supported curriculum development, as well as serving enrollment management, leading the scheduling of over 2,200 class sections with 550 FTEF.

Cuaron holds an M.A. in Business Education and Education from Northern Arizona University, a B.A. in Business from CSU San Bernadino, and an A.A. in Liberal Studies from San Bernadino Valley College.

Cuaron has demonstrated a clear and strong commitment to participatory governance and the role of faculty and classified professionals in the fulfillment of the college mission. She embraces the importance of equity and inclusion.

Cuaron says she is “excited to join the Miramar College community, and in my role, I look forward to working with everyone to support our students in achieving their educational goals.”