Mark Liang Named Associate Dean of Admissions and Records at

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August 27, 2009
Mark Liang Named Associate Dean of Admissions
and Records at Santa Ana College
(Santa Ana)— Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) has appointed Mark C.
Liang, J.D., as associate dean of admissions and records at Santa Ana College. With experience
in community college administration and instruction, Liang has served as interim associate dean
since fall 2008.
Prior to assuming that role, he served as associate dean of financial aid for the college
since October 2006. Previously, he had served as the contracts specialist for RSCCD since June
2006. In that role, he was responsible for the review of district contracts. Formerly, at Chaffey
Community College, Liang was a business law professor helping to advance the knowledge of
state and federal regulations that govern how businesses operate. Prior to that, he served as a
certified law clerk in the Law Offices of Jeffrey T. Osborn.
As associate dean, his responsibilities include the supervision and administration of all
college services and programs provided through the Office of Admissions and Records, including
admissions, residency, registration, maintenance of student academic records, student fee
waivers, evaluation and degree verification and related information systems. Additionally, He is
responsible for the submission and maintenance of required data for state apportionment reports
and understanding and applying related laws and regulations.
Liang earned a J.D. from Trinity Law School and a B.A. from California State
University, Fullerton, in business administration. He also holds an A.A. in business management
from Chaffey Community College.
About the Rancho Santiago Community College District
The mission of the Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) is to respond to the
educational needs of an ever-changing community and to provide programs and services that reflect
academic excellence. Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College are public community colleges of
RSCCD, which serve the residents of Anaheim Hills, East Garden Grove, Irvine, Orange, Santa Ana, Tustin
and Villa Park. Both colleges provide education for academic transfer and careers, courses for personal
and professional development, customized training for business and industry, and programs to train
nurses, firefighters and law enforcement personnel.