Vice Chancellor of Technology, Research, and Information Systems,
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
Patrick Perry currently serves as the Vice Chancellor of Technology, Research, and
Information Systems for the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office. He has
served dual roles as the Chief Information Officer (CIO)/Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
and Director of Institutional Research for the 110 campus California Community College
(CCC) System since 2002.
Perry has helped with the development and implementation of many significant systemwide
and intersegmental programs, including systemwide technology efforts, such as CCCApply
(common electronic application), CCCConfer (systemwide audio and e-conferencing), E-TranscriptCA
(intersegmental electronic transcript exchange), 3CMedia (system satellite broadcast/webcast/streaming
media hosting), CENIC (centralized internet connectivity), @ONE (systemwide technology training for
faculty/staff), and the creation of the K-20 California Educational Technology Collaborative
(CETC). He also put into action a system research agenda that includes institutional
accountability; the study of student flow, pipelines, and transfer patterns; basic skills/remediation
research; supply and demand studies for the educational commodity and student wage outcomes,
Perry has also been instrumental in leading the system to the successful completion of its
Accountability Reporting for the California Community Colleges (ARCC) report.
He was appointed to serve on the Board in 2009.