Starting on August 1, Dr. Berenecea Johnson Eanes will serve as the president of York College.
Dr. Eanes has served in the role on an interim basis since September 2019.
CUNY’s Board of Trustees approved her appointment to the permanent role earlier this week.
Dr. Eanes previously served as vice president of student affairs at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) from 2012 to 2019.
Prior to that, she served as vice president for student affairs at John Jay College for Criminal Justice for six years.
The new York College president has a Ph.D in social work from Clark Atlanta University, a master of social work from Boston University and a bachelor’s degree in public health from Dillard University.
Read more about Dr. Eanes in this profile of her in the October 2019 issue of “This Is Queensborough” Magazine.