Pierce President selected for Olympic College role

Daniel Pollock, Editor-in-Chief

Marty Cavalluzzi has been selected as the new Olympic College President. He will finish his time at Pierce in early 2018.

This comes one month after the Pierce College Puyallup President announced his initial decision to apply at Olympic in an email sent to Pierce staff.

The Olympic College Board of trustees selected Cavalluzzi out of six finalists. Chancellor Michele Johnson announced Olympic’s’ decision in an email to college staff on December 4.

In the email, she calls Cavalluzzi, “an engaged, energetic and committed president of Pierce College Puyallup…known for his open, friendly, and supportive personality.” She describes Cavalluzzi as “a true champion of (Pierce’s) mission, student success, and professional development for all employees.”

According to Johnson’s email, the college will be honoring Cavalluzzi’s time here at the beginning of 2018, before he begins at Olympic.

Cavalluzzi has been the President of the Puyallup campus since 2013.

According to Johnson’s assistant, Marie Harris, a plan has not been set for finding Cavalluzzi’s replacement at this time.

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Daniel Pollock began reporting for The Puyallup Post in fall 2016. Journalism soon after became a passion. As a reporter, Pollock covered a wide variety of topics, from campus and community news to opinion pieces and movie reviews. In spring quarter, he took on the Managing Editor position, and now returns for the 2017-18 school year as Editor-in-Chief.
Pollock is a Running Start student in his second year at Pierce, pursuing an AA degree. After Pierce, he plans to transfer to a 4-year university.
Beyond journalism, Pollock also writes short stories, personal essays and screenplays. He is found cooking and eating food, writing, making movies and playing piano as often as his schedule allows. He also is a latte advocate and self-proclaimed film anthropologist.
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Daniel Pollock began reporting for The Puyallup Post in fall 2016. Journalism soon after became a passion. As a reporter, Pollock covered a wide variety of topics, from campus and community news to opinion pieces and movie reviews. In spring quarter, he took on the Managing Editor position, and now returns for the 2017-18 school year as Editor-in-Chief.
Pollock is a Running Start student in his second year at Pierce, pursuing an AA degree. After Pierce, he plans to transfer to a 4-year university.
Beyond journalism, Pollock also writes short stories, personal essays and screenplays. He is found cooking and eating food, writing, making movies and playing piano as often as his schedule allows. He also is a latte advocate and self-proclaimed film anthropologist.

Pierce President selected for Olympic College role

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