SF State names Jamillah Moore as vice president of student affairs & enrollment management
Moore will join SF State from Cañada College in San Mateo County where she has served as president since 2016
Jamillah Moore, Ed.D., has been named vice president for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management at San Francisco State University effective July 1.
Currently, Moore serves as the president of Cañada College in Redwood City and has been in this role since 2016. At Cañada College, a few of her many accomplishments include establishing the campus’ anti-racist framework, a program to support Latinx students with transfer pathways to San Francisco State and co-chairing the San Mateo County Community College District’s Basic Needs Task Force.
“We are thrilled to have Dr. Moore accept this role that is crucial to the success of our University and its students,” SF State President Lynn Mahoney said. “Her experience and values align so perfectly with the culture and needs of SF State.”
"I would like to thank President Mahoney and the Selection Committee for the opportunity to join the SF State family,” Moore said. “I’m thrilled to return to the California State University, to work with the exceptional faculty, staff and students at SF State and will strive to be the best advocate for student access and success."
Previously, Moore served as vice-chancellor of Educational Services and Planning at the San Mateo Community College District, chancellor of the Ventura Community College District, president of Los Angeles City College, interim superintendent president of Compton Community College and senior vice chancellor for Governmental and External Relations for the California Community College Chancellor’s Office. She spent a decade as a legislative staffer and policy analyst in the California State Senate and is a former director of Governmental Relations for the Los Angeles County Office of Education.
Moore’s background also includes teaching and research in educational access and equity with a focus on student success for minority and low-income students. She has consulted with college systems and policymaking organizations in California and Washington D.C. on educational policy issues.
A native Californian, Moore holds two degrees from California State University, Sacramento: a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a master’s degree in Intercultural Communication and Public Policy. She also earned a doctorate from the University of San Francisco in International and Multicultural Education.