About Jean Floten
Chancellor Floten, who retired January 31, 2017, joined WGU Washington after leading Bellevue College for more than 20 years, where she developed the college from Bellevue Community College into an innovative, nationally acclaimed institution. Recognized as a leader in higher education, she is often asked to speak throughout the state and nation on technology education, funding, innovations in teaching, diversity, student access, and other education issues. Prior to coming to Bellevue College, Floten was Executive Vice President at Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood, Washington, where she served previously as Dean of Student Services and Director of Student Programs. Floten serves on the national community college advisory board of Educational Testing Service and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce and the Key Bank Advisory Board. She was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters by City University in 2006 and earned Master of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Portland State University.