Dr. John Casey was formally replaced by Dr. Philip Borst, age 49, on November 8, 1977, when he was unanimously appointed by members of the Board of Trustees. Borst graduated from Fullerton College and had received degrees at Stanford and Claremont Graduate School. At the time of his appointment, Borst had been with Fullerton College since 1957 and was serving as the Dean of Instruction. Borst is shown here with his family at a reception for the new president. He was given a three-year contract at $43,000 per year.