President Emeritus, Miami Dade College
2012 Aspen Institute Ascend Fellows, Postsecondary Leadership Circle (Leadership Circle) for Parents
Eduardo Padrón, PhD, is President of Miami Dade College (MDC), the country’s largest institution of higher education. MDC makes high quality teaching and learning accessible to a diverse student body, and serves as an economic, cultural, and civic beacon in the community. He is credited with elevating MDC into a position of national prominence among the best and most recognized U.S. colleges and universities. In 2016, President Barack Obama awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the U.S., for being a prominent national voice for access and inclusion in higher education.
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Ascend’s New College President Advisory Group to Implement Best Practices on Campus to Advance Student Parent Success
Ascend is proud to announce the inaugural cohort of the Postsecondary Leadership Circle (Leadership Circle) for Parents: A prestigious group of college and university leaders that will advise the Aspen Postsecondary Success for Parents (PSP) Initiative – a multi-year effort to raise awareness of and share recommendations to better support students who are parents. During …
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