Tarrant County College Board receives resignation of Dr. Gene Giovannini, appoints Dr. Elva LeBlanc as Interim Chancellor

At a meeting of the Tarrant County College Board of Trustees this evening, Board President Teresa Ayala issued the following statement:

“Dr. Gene Giovannini has resigned as Chancellor of Tarrant County College District. Accordingly, the Board today voted to direct Dr. Giovannini to immediately vacate his position as Chancellor.

We have also today appointed Dr. Elva LeBlanc as Interim Chancellor and know that she will continue the exceptional work and leadership she has already been providing as Acting Chancellor. We have every confidence in Dr. LeBlanc and the entire TCC leadership team.

As Trustees, we reaffirm our pledge to remain keenly focused on further nurturing and advancing the College’s vital mission and values for the benefit of our students, faculty, staff and all our community stakeholders.”

About Tarrant County College

Tarrant County College is one of the 20 largest higher education institutions in the United States and boasts the second-lowest tuition of Texas’ Top 10 community colleges. As a comprehensive two-year college with six campuses in Fort Worth, Texas, surrounding communities and online, TCC offers a wide range of opportunities for learners of all ages and backgrounds that include traditional programs, such as Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science degrees; workforce and economic development programs; technical and skilled trades programs; and customized training programs for area businesses and corporations. Students also may take advantage of Weekend College through which they can complete an associate degree in 18 months or less by attending class full-time through weekend and online classes.



Reginald Gates

Tarrant County College