Meet the 2017-2018 Fellows

 The 2017-2018 Aspen Presidential Fellows were selected through a rigorous process that considered their abilities to take strategic risks, lead strong teams and cultivate partnerships, and focus on results-oriented improvements for greater student success and access. The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program is proud to introduce the exceptional leaders from across the country who make up this year’s cohort.
Dean of Liberal Arts at Harper College
Associate Vice President at McHenry County College
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success at Richland College
President of Cecil College
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Ivy Tech Community College
Senior Vice President of Academics and Student Services at Fayetteville Technical Community College
President of Wilkes Community College
West Campus Provost and Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness at Tulsa Community College
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Forsyth Technical Community College
President of Pima Community College Downtown Campus and Northwest Campus
Dean of the Delaware Campus and Regional Learning Centers at Columbus State Community College
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at Community College of Denver
Chancellor of Arkansas State University-Beebe (ASUB)
Senior Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness & Research at Augusta Technical College
Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Services at Dutchess Community College
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs for the Maricopa County Community College District
Interim Vice President of Instruction at Lee College
Vice President of Enrollment and Student Services at Indian River State College
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Honolulu Community College
Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness at Albany Technical College
Vice President of Academic Affairs at Santa Monica College
Vice President of Student Services at Mission College
Vice President of Student Services at Pasadena City College
Senior Vice President for Student and Educational Services at Hudson County Community College
Senior Advisor to the Commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Interim Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at Raritan Valley Community College
Associate Superintendent of Instruction and Institutional Effectiveness at Chaffey College
Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Owens Community College
Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at Clark State Community College
President of The Campaign for College Opportunity
Vice President of Instruction and Workforce Education at El Paso Community College
Dean of the Trades and Engineering Technologies at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Vice President of Student Success and Engagement at Johnson County Community College
Dean of Student Success and Strategic Initiatives at Walla Walla Community College
Provost-Campus President and Vice President of Workforce Development at Palm Beach State College
Dean of Institutional Services and Community Development at Wallace Community College
Campus President of West and Downtown Campuses at Valencia College
(current) Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Services at Marion Technical College; (effective July 1, 2017) President at Washington State Community College
Provost of Jackson Community College at Jackson College