Rodriguez is new chancellor of L.A. Community College District

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The Los Angeles Community College District has selected a veteran educator to be its next chancellor, officials said Thursday.

Francisco Rodriguez, 51, has been president and superintendent of the MiraCosta Community College District in north San Diego County for the last five years. He replaces Daniel LaVista, who announced his resignation in early 2013.

Adriana Barrera has served as interim chancellor since last summer while L.A. district officials conducted a search for a permanent executive.

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