Our Advisors: Propelling Student and Faculty Success

Teaming Up with Higher Education’s Very Best

At ACUE, we’re determined to partner with—and learn from—the leaders who are making student and faculty success their mission. Our Advisors are exceptionally talented leaders who represent two- and four-year colleges around the country, as well as other experts whose careers are dedicated to improving the state of higher education.

Santiba Campbell

Tracie Addy, PhD

Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning, Director of CITLS

Lafayette College

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Molly Corbett Broad (In Memoriam)

President Emerita (Founding Advisor)

American Council on Education

Levy Brown, EdD

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Connecticut State Community College

Teresa (Terry) Brown, PhD

Vice President of Academic Innovation and Transformation

American Association of State Colleges and Universities

Amy Chasteen, PhD

Executive Vice Provost

The University of Southern Mississippi

Marielena DeSanctis, PhD


Community College of Denver

Scott Furlong, PhD

Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs

SUNY Oswego

Grant Goold, EdD

Program Director, Professor and Coordinator

American River College

Pamela Scott Johnson, PhD

Provost/Vice President

Spelman College

Ellen Junn, PhD

President Emeritus

California State University, Stanislaus

Rebecca Karoff, PhD

Associate Vice Chancellor

University of Texas System

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Elmira Mangum, PhD

11th President (Founding Advisor)

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Peter McPherson, JD

President (Founding Advisor)

Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

Barry Munitz, PhD

Chancellor Emeritus (Founding Advisor)

California State University System

Jim Murdaugh, PhD


Tallahassee Community College

Laura Ortiz, EdD

Provost and Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs

Finger Lakes Community College

Eduardo J Padrón, PhD

President Emeritus (Founding Advisor)

Miami Dade College

Kevin Reilly, PhD

President Emeritus & Regent Professor (Founding Advisor)

University of Wisconsin System

Charles Rose, JD

Former General Counsel (Founding Advisor)

US Department of Education

Kristina Ruiz-Mesa, PhD

Professor of Communication Studies

California State University, Los Angeles

Andy Stern

President Emeritus (Founding Advisor)

Service Employees International Union

Robert Vela, EdD


Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Amber C. Ward, EdD

Assistant Director for Office of Institutional Effectiveness/CETL

Delaware State University

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