Tim Karas
Vice-President of Instruction
College of Alameda (COA)

Tim joined the College of Alameda (COA) in July 2014 as Vice-President of Instruction.

Prior to COA, Tim was Dean of Liberal Studies and Language Arts (2009-2014) and Director of Library Services (2005-2009) at Mission College. Tim was a tenured faculty member at the College of San Mateo.

During the past 10 year he has served on a half-dozen accreditation site visit teams. He served as Executive Board President of the Council of Chief Librarians: California Community Colleges.

His educational background includes a Masters in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from Humboldt State University.