Elizabeth Coria

2024-25 Aspen Rising Presidents Fellow
Dr. Elizabeth Coria serves as the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Student Success & Support Programs for Cuesta College. She has spent over 22 years serving community colleges. Throughout her career she has served in several leadership roles including, Chief Student Services Officer at both San Joaquin Delta College as, Interim Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Student Services and City College of San Francisco as Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs.

Dr. Coria has previously served as Dean of Financial Aid & Student Success Programs, where she was responsible for Financial Aid, EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs, Guardian Scholars, Homeless-At-Risk Transitional Student Program (HARTS), Scholarships and Student Employment. She also served as Director of Financial Aid, Scholarships and Veteran Services and Administrator of Student Financial Services at Rio Hondo College and Chaffey College.

Dr. Coria is from East Los Angeles, California, she is a first-generation college student and through her own personal life experiences understands the challenges underserved students face navigating our educational system and thrives in eliminating barriers to student success and increasing access to education.