• Meet the MLI Class of 2020

    AASCU names 30 higher education leaders to its 2020 Millennium Leadership Initiative
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    Vernell Bennett Brian Corpening Khalilah Doss  Steven Elliot

    Vernell Bennett-Fairs  
    President 
    LeMoyne - Owen College 

    Brian Corpening
    Chief Diversity Officer
    California State
    University,
    Monterey Bay

    Khalilah Doss 
    Vice President 
    for Student Affairs  
    University of Southern
    Indiana
     

    Steven Elliott
    Vice President
    of Academic Affairs
    Wayne State College
    (Neb.)

    Edith Fernandez John Gates Maurice Gipson Marie Humphrey

    Edith Fernández
    Vice President of
    College and
    Community Engagement
    Nevada State College 

    John Gates
    Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion
    Purdue University
    (Ind.)

    Maurice Gipson
    Vice Chancellor of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity
    University of Missouri

    Marie Humphrey  
    Senior Associate
    Vice President for
    Student Affairs &
    Dean of Students
    Colorado State
    University Pueblo

    Saif Ishoof Michael Johnson Barbara Krauthamer Morakinyo Kuti

    Saif Y. Ishoof
    Vice President
    for Engagement 
    Florida International
    University

    Michael Johnson
    Chief of Staff, University
    of Houston System
    University of Houston
    (Texas)

    Barbara Krauthamer
    Dean of the College of
    Humanities and
    Fine Arts
    University of
    Massachusetts Amherst

    Morakinyo A.O. Kuti
    Associate Provost for Research
    Central State University
    (Ohio)

    Stevie Lawrence II Leontye Lewis  Gloria Lopez Debra Mays-Jackson

    Stevie L. Lawrence II
    Vice President,
    Postsecondary Education
    Southern Regional
    Education Board

    Leontye L. Lewis 
    Provost & Vice President
    of Academic Affairs
    Coppin State University
    (Md.)

    Gloria Lopez
    Vice President
    for Student Affairs
    Westfield State
    University (Mass.)

    Debra Mays-Jackson
    Vice President and
    Chief of Staff
    Jackson State
    University (Miss.)

    Laura Mclean Pablo Ortiz Clyde Pickett Anna Ponder

    Laura Colson McLean
    Dean of Metropolitan
    College of Professional
    Studies
    Johnson C. Smith
    University (N.C.) 

    Pablo Ortiz
    Vice President
    and Vice Provost
    Florida International
    University

    Clyde Wilson Pickett  
    Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
    University of Pittsburgh

    Anna Ponder
    Vice Chancellor
    for Advancement
    University of South
    Carolina Beaufort

    Reine Sarmiento Earl Simons Suzanne Smith Jaime Taylor

    Reine Sarmiento
    Associate Provost
    and Vice President
    of Enrollment
    Management
    Lehman College,
    The City University
    of New York

    Earl Simons
    Executive Director
    of Government Relations
    and Strategic Initiatives
    York College,
    The City University
    of New York

    Suzanne Smith
    Provost and
    Vice President
    for Academic Affairs
    Georgia Southwestern
    State University

    Jaime Taylor 
    President 
    Lamar University 

    Daneia Thomas Donta Truss Farrah Ward Dannelle Whiteside

    DeNeia Thomas 
    Former Chief of Staff
    West Virginia State University 

    B. Donta Truss 
    Vice President for
    Enrollment Management
    Grand Valley
    State University
    (Mich.)

    Farrah Jackson Ward
    Provost and
    Vice Chancellor
    for Academic Affairs
    Elizabeth City
    State University (N.C.)

    Dannelle Whiteside
    Vice President
    for Legal Affairs
    Austin Peay State
    University (Tenn.)

    Connie Woods

    C.J. Woods
    Associate Vice President
    and Chief of Staff
    Texas A&M University