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Gregorio Ponce, Ed. D. Dean, Administration

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Dr. Gregorio A. Ponce is Dean for the Imperial Valley Campus of San Diego State University. In this capacity, Dr. Ponce is charged to support the work of faculty, staff, and administrators to enhance the learning of experience of SDSU-IV students. Prior to this appointment, he was a faculty member of the Division of Education teaching a variety of courses varying from mathematics methods to educational leadership. His research agenda focuses on the teaching and learning of mathematics, which has resulted in multiple publications in prestigious peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Ponce is a native of Imperial County with a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and a Master's of Arts in Applied Mathematics. He joined SDSU in 2003.

Carlos Herrera, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Administration

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Dr. Carlos R. Herrera is the Associate Dean For Academic Affairs of San Diego State University, Imperial Valley Campus. Dr. Herrera joined SDSU in 1999, and has served as Assistant and Associate Professor of History. He has chaired the Division of Arts and Sciences, and is the founder and director of the SDSU-IVC Borderlands Institute. Dr. Herrera received a B.A. and M.A in history from the University of San Diego, and he earned his Ph.D. in History from the University of New Mexico. He has been active in numerous community organizations. He served as president of the Calexico Educational Foundation, and is co-founder of the Calexico History Museum. Dr. Herrera is also a current member of the Imperial Valley Workforce Development Board.

Jose Landeros, Assistant Director of Development and Community Affairs

Jose Landeros
Jose Landeros was hired in 2017 to be the Assistant Director of Development and Community Affairs of San Diego State University Imperial Valley. Mr. Landeros is an alumni of SDSU IV, earning his Bachelor's in Psychology (2003) and Master's in Public Administration (2006). In this capacity, Mr. Landeros will work to build private support to provide a strong foundation and assist SDSU IV in achieving its vision of local meaningful academic excellence for global impact. As the Community Affairs officer, Mr. Landeros is also responsible to establish and maintain strong working relationships with the public, organizations, and community leaders.