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The first year of Dr. Mildred García's AASCU presidency - AASCU
January 22, 2019

The first year of Dr. Mildred García’s AASCU presidency

As AASCU marks the first year of Dr. Mildred García’s presidency, we asked her to discuss how AASCU works to advance the mission of state colleges and universities. Dr. García provides insights about AASCU’s value to its members, upcoming service offerings, and AASCU’s unique programs.

AASCU: your partner in delivering America’s promise.

“What is next for American Democracy Project?”

“What kinds of changes will AASCU undertake in the coming year to improve services for members and increase its profile in the media, higher education community, and public?”

“What excites you about the future of AASCU?”

“What do you think are some of the least visible benefits for AASCU Presidents?”

Looking Ahead: AASCU’s Goals for 2019

As AASCU marks the first year of Dr. Mildred García’s presidency, we asked her to discuss her vision for AASCU in 2019. Dr. García provides insights about AASCU’s upcoming initiatives, the association’s goals, and what most excites her about AASCU’s future.

“What are some of your goals for AASCU’s new strategic plan?”

“How is AASCU supporting members’ particular types of needs?”

“What are some of AASCU’s goals with regard to diversity?”

“How does AASCU see its role in promoting students’ civic engagement?”

Reflections: The First Year of Dr. García’s AASCU Presidency

As AASCU marks the first year of Dr. Mildred García’s presidency, we asked her to reflect about AASCU and the role of its member institutions in society. Dr. García provides insights into her passion for championing AASCU institutions, the services AASCU delivers to its member presidents, and the difference that AASCU makes on behalf of public higher education.

“What makes AASCU institutions meaningful and impactful and why do you feel passionate about championing them?”

“What major achievements during your first year as AASCU’s president are you most proud of?”

“What issues that presidents face did you address at AASCU’s Annual Conference last year?”

“What were you surprised to learn about when you first became the president of an AASCU campus?”