New president wants to reconnect community

September 12, 2013

By Liliana Marquez Marvin Martinez assumed his post as the new permanent president last July, two years after former President Ernest Morenoโ€™s retirement. Martinez was named permanent president on Jan.1 by the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees after an extensive search. He was serving as president of Los Angeles Harbor College at the time. A memo from LACCD Chancellor Daniel J. LaVista said, โ€œHe brings a wealth…