San Antonio College Announces Finalists for Next President

October 25, 2022

Office of Marketing & Strategic Communication

After a nationwide search through most of the summer, the presidential search committee for San Antonio College has selected four finalists for the next president of the college.

The finalists are:

Dr. Feleccia Moore-Davis
Campus President and Chief Academic Officer of St. Louis Community College, Meramec, St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Naydeen Gonzalez-De Jesus
Executive Vice President of Student Success, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Dr. Stella Lovato
Vice President for College Services and Interim Vice President for Academic Success, San Antonio College

Dr. Warren Haynes
Vice President of Instruction and Student Services at the Blue River and Business and Technology Campuses in the Metropolitan Community College District, Kansas City, Missouri.

Starting Monday, Oct. 31, through Thursday, Nov.3, each finalist will spend one day visiting San Antonio College. During each visit, SAC will host a series of forums to give students, faculty, staff, and the community opportunities to meet and ask questions of each candidate.

An open community forum will be held every day with the finalists from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Nursing and Allied Health Center room 218.

Here is the schedule for the finalists’ visits:

  • Monday, Oct. 31 - Dr. Feleccia Moore-Davis
  • Tuesday, Nov. 1 - Dr. Naydeen Gonzalez-De Jesus
  • Wednesday, Nov. 2 - Dr. Stella Lovato
  • Thursday, Nov. 3 - Dr. Warren Haynes

Information on each candidate can be found at

The next SAC president will succeed Dr. Robert Vela, who left SAC to become president of Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Currently, Dr. Francisco Solis is serving as interim president of SAC.

San Antonio College (SAC), part of the Alamo Colleges District, is among the largest, single-campus community colleges in Texas and the nation. In 2021, SAC received the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges.

SAC has been designated as an official Hispanic Serving Institution and was recently awarded the prestigious Seal of Excelencia certification for intentional, data-informed work to support its Latino student population. SAC also serves one of the largest student veteran populations in Texas and received the Veteran Education Excellence Recognition Gold Award from the Texas Veterans Commission for excellence in education and services to veteran students.

Founded in 1925, SAC offers courses in the Arts and Sciences and Professional/Technical fields. SAC is also a leader in online education. For more information, visit: