President Kremenek Selected for National Fellowship

Aspen New Presidential Fellowship 2022-2023 and images of several community college presidents

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program (Aspen) announced that Amy Kremenek, President of 汤普金斯·科特兰社区学院, is one of 26 leaders selected for the 2022-23 class of the Aspen New Presidents Fellowship. 这个程序, made possible with support from 摩根大通, supports community college presidents in the early years of their tenure as they work to achieve higher and more equitable levels of student success. 

This class of fellows represent the diversity of our nation’s community colleges, 总共超过250人,000 students at colleges across the nation, 在城市, 郊区, 和农村地区. The incoming class of New Presidents Fellows is 46 percent female and 65 percent are people of color. 位于19个州, 他们的制度也是多样化的, from a tribal college with fewer than 300 students to an urban college that educates more than 35,每年000.

的家伙, 通过竞争过程选出, will work closely with other transformational community college presidents and Aspen leaders over nine months to learn from field-leading research, 分析他们大学的学生成绩, and clarify their visions for excellent and equitable outcomes for students while in college and after they graduate. 

“The quality of our nation’s community colleges depends on the quality of our college presidents,乔希·怀纳说, executive director of the College Excellence Program. “I am continually inspired and motivated by the dedication and expertise that our fellows bring to the work of advancing excellence and equity on their campuses, and I look forward to seeing the changes they make in real time to improve outcomes for their students.”

"I am honored and grateful to be selected by the Aspen Institute for the 2022–23 class of the New President’s Fellows,”Kremenek说. “这个程序 is centered on a bold vision to advance equitable student outcomes through taking informed risks and building partnerships. 汤普金斯·科特兰社区学院 has a proud history of innovation and excellence, and I look forward to building on this tradition and learning alongside my colleagues from across the country to further strengthen our institutions to serve our students and communities."

摩根大通’s philanthropic support for the Aspen Presidential Fellowship is part of the firm’s New Skills at Work initiative to prepare young people for the future of work and meet the growing demand for skilled workers, and the $30 billion commitment to advance racial equity and drive an inclusive economy. 

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汤普金斯·科特兰社区学院 has grown from a tiny community college housed in an old high school to an integral part of the Tompkins County and Cortland County communities located on a 220-acre rural campus in Dryden, 纽约. The College is one of 30 community colleges in the State University of 纽约, 并提供学位, 证书, and microcredentials in more than 40 academic programs. The College is known for constantly expanding the boundaries of what is possible for a community college, 像餐厅一样的创新, 有机养殖农场, 校园里有10英亩的太阳能, and for its passionate commitment to providing the community support students need to succeed.

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