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Hostos Community College of The City University of New York: List of College Presidents

This guide provides a brief overview of Hostos, a unique bilingual college founded by South Bronx Community members in 1968. Since its inception in an abandoned tire warehouse Hostos has provided upward mobility for students.

List of College Presidents

Nasry Michelen, President, July 1, 1969 - May 4, 1971; resigned
Edward W. Aponte., Acting President, May 4, 1971 - September 27, 1971
Candido de Leon, President, September 28, 1971 - August 31, 1977; resigned
Anthony Santiago, Acting President, September 1, 1977 - March 18, 1979
Flora Mancuso Edwards, President, March 19, 1979 - June 30, 1986; resigned
Adriana Garcia de Aldridge, Acting President, July 1, 1986 - July 31, 1987
Isaura Santiago Santiago, President, August 1, 1987 - January 7, 1998; resigned
Dolores Fernandez, President March 2, 1998 - June 30, 2009
Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, President July 1, 2009 - Present