Jessica Robinson

2021-22 Aspen Rising Presidents Fellow
Dr. Jessica Robinson holds a bachelor of arts degree in social work, a master of social work degree with an administration concentration, and an educational doctorate with an emphasis in community college leadership from San Diego State University.

Dr. Robinson has a 19-year history in higher education with positions in student services and academic affairs. These have included faculty, administration, program development, and grant writing with a focus on student success for disproportionately impacted and underserved populations.

Dr. Robinson serves as the vice president of student services at Cuyamaca College, her alma mater. In addition to her educational and professional experiences, Dr. Robinson is best known for her leadership assets including her ability to empower and mobilize groups into action toward a common goal of providing access and success to the most vulnerable students. She has been described as a steadfast, loyal, compassionate, reliable, efficient, spirited, and optimistic leader.