Pamela T. Luster, Ed.D.

Dr. Pamela Luster has served as the President of San Diego Mesa College since 2011. Previously, she served as the Vice President of Student Services, Interim Vice President of Instruction and Dean of Academic Services at Las Positas College. At West Valley College, she held the position of Dean of Career Education and Workforce Development and started her career as a faculty member in the Disabled Students program.

Dr. Luster serves on several boards, including: California Community Colleges (CEOCCC), Community College Athletics Association (CCCAA), the American Association of Community Colleges Commission for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (AACC), San Diego Youth Services, and the San Diego Mesa College Foundation. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member in the San Diego State University, Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership.

Dr. Luster’s scholarly and professional pursuits are focused on student equity, diversity and inclusion and building campus and community coalitions towards cultural proficiency.