San Joaquin Delta College is a comprehensive college operated by the San Joaquin Delta Community College District. The district is governed by a board of trustees composed of seven members of the electorate, elected from trustee areas throughout the district in general elections, and a student representative appointed by the student government. The College's Superintendent / Chairman is responsible for administering the board's policies. The College operates under a model of shared governance with elected bodies that review prior to implementation of all proposed policies and procedures.
The college provides transferable Associate of Arts degree programs, such as Transportation, Logistics, and others, such as liberal arts, and social sciences.
Mountain House satellite campus
A satellite campus in Mountain House, San Joaquin County, California was opened in August 2009 by San Joaquin Delta College. The campus at Mountain House is more commonly referred to as the South Campus and is situated at 2073 S. Central Parkway, Mountain House, California 95391. It is made up of 24 portable buildings, most of which are used as classrooms. It also has a student lounge and an administrative building.
Kathy Hart, Ph.D., who took over in February 2012, is the current president. Jeffrey Marsee, Ph.D., served three years as president at Redwoods College in Eureka, California before coming to Stockton. The faculty had held a "no confidence" vote against Marsee by January 2012. Finally, in February, Marsee was placed on leave, formally issued his resignation, and released from his contract by February 29, 2012. Also at Redwoods, Marsee was a very controversial figure and was known to have a history of causing campus chaos.
Susan Cota, the former chancellor of the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, served as Interim President from July 2010 to May 2011.
From July 2002 to July 2009, Raul Rodriguez served as President. He previously served as president of Los Medanos College in Pittsburg, California, as well as acting president of San Jose City College in San Jose. He resigned in Santa Ana to become the regional chancellor of the Rancho Santiago Community College.
From February 2000 to January 2002, Ed Gould served as President. He previously served as vice chancellor at the Chancellor's Office of the California Community College in Sacramento, California, president of Monterey Peninsula College in Monterey, and Victor Valley College in Victorville.
Pat Doyle was San Joaquin Delta College's head baseball coach from 1976-2006, after a short career in 1966-67 as a minor leaguer in the Boston Red Sox organization. He later became the regional coordinator for the ambassador program of Major League Baseball, coached the Anchorage Glacier Pilots in 1990 and 1991, guided Team USA in the 1994 Baseball World Cup, directed the British National Team in the 2010 European Championship, and led Team Israel in the 2011 European Championship Qualifiers. He is a member of the Stockton Athletic Hall of Fame, the Lodi Athletic Hall of Fame, and the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association (CCCBCA) Hall of Fame. He is a former President of the CCCBCA, which established the Doyle Scholarship in his honor.