On Aug. 3, the Board of Trustees of Bellevue College voted to appoint Dr. Gita Bangera, interim vice president of instruction and Aaron Hilliard, vice president of Human Resources as acting co-presidents.
Dr. David L. Rule, president for the last three years, resigned.
The board will pick an acting president at a later date and develop a process for a presidential search in the coming months.
Bangera is from Bombay. She earned an M.S. in Biological Science from Carnegie-Mellon before continuing to, and completing her Ph.D. in Microbiology from Washington State University.