ACADEMIC SENATE PRESIDENT. Dr. Dean Nevins, Professor of Computer Science, has been elected SBCC’s next Academic Senate president. He will take office as president-elect at the end of the spring semester and serve as president for the 2011-13 term . Dr. Nevins, who has been associated with the college since 1997, received his B.S. degree from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, and his M.S.E.E. and Ph.D. from USCB. He will succeed current Academic President Ignacio Alarcon.