Finalist Maribel Torres Jiménez has been chosen as Highline’s dean for academic pathways and partnerships.
Jiménez was one of three candidates for the position, who had virtual forums earlier this month.
Currently, she works at Yakima Valley College as a tenured faculty counselor, where she’s been for six years.
She is also currently working on her doctorate in education at Northcentral University.
The announcement of Jiménez’s appointment came via email on May 26, from Emily Lardner, vice president of academic affairs.
Jiménez will officially begin work on September 1.