MERCED — Merced College will hold an inauguration ceremony at 11 a.m. April 26 for its new president.
Ronald Taylor is the junior college's sixth president-superintendent, according to a news release from Merced College.
The inauguration ceremony will take place in the Merced College Theater at 11 a.m. and it will be followed by a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Learning Resources Center, according to the release.
During the inauguration, Taylor and the Merced College Foundation will honor college benefactors Don Stewart and Betty Stewart with the President's Medallion Award, according to the release. Taylor will present his State of the College address.
Before coming to Merced College in June 2012, Taylor worked as president of Feather River College in Quincy, according to the release. He has worked as vice president of academic services at Chabot College, dean of instruction at Reedley College and as assistant dean of instruction for the School of Letters and Social Sciences at Santa Rosa Junior College.