Dr. Larissa Littleton-Steib currently serves as Chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College. She has served as the chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College for the past two years, and in that time she has been laser-focused on student access and student success. Dr. Littleton-Steib and her team have increased student enrollment, increased business and educational partnerships, and have increased transfer opportunities for students, with more than 2,900 students transferring from BRCC to four-year universities last year.
Under her leadership, Dr. Littleton-Steib has developed new business, industry, and community partnerships; she has also facilitated the development and implementation of demand driven programs that respond to the needs of the emerging workforce. Dr. Littleton-Steib is committed to the success of BRCC and as a result, BRCC is becoming a major player in the educational landscape of the capital city.
Dr. Littleton-Steib is a highly regarded leader in technical education and workforce development, and has an extensive background in program development, grant writing and workforce training. She has developed vital, cutting edge academic curricula and she has a keen forte of working collaboratively with multiple business partners and stakeholders. Over the course of her career, she has secured and successfully managed over $75 million in grants and external funding. Her higher education experience spans over two decades, and prior to coming to Baton Rouge Community College, she served in various roles such as vice chancellor of workforce development, dean of technical education, campus executive dean, instructor, as well as director of community and economic development.
Dr. Littleton-Steib currently serves locally on the boards of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC), Capital Area United Way (CAUW), and East Baton Rouge Schools Foundation. She also serves as an American Association of Community Colleges Commissioner for Research, Data and Accountability.
Dr. Littleton-Steib is a native of Louisiana and earned a Doctorate in Urban Higher Education from Jackson State University in Mississippi and her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Xavier University of Louisiana. She is married to Kyle Steib, Sr. and they have three children Kyle, Blake and Victoria.