National Advisory Committee
The Completion by Design National Advisory Committee provides the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with strategic oversight on the planning, implementation and scaling of Completion by Design. The committee is supported by Completion by Design staff.
- Steve Mittelstet, Chair, President Emeritus of Richland College
- Art Chickering, Special Assistant to the President of Goddard College
- John Cleveland, Vice President and co-founder of the Innovation Network for Communities
- Maria Hesse, Vice Provost for Transfer Partnerships at Arizona State University
- Kay McClenney, Director of the Community College Survey of Student Engagement and an adjunct faculty member in the Community College Leadership Program at the University of Texas at Austin
- Christine McPhail, former president of Cypress College in California, founder of the Community College Leadership Doctoral Program at Morgan State University
- Terry O'Banion, Director of the Community College Leadership Program at Walden University and former President of the League for Innovation in the Community College
- Juan Olivarez, President and CEO of Kalamazoo Community Foundation
- Burt Peachy, President of Burt Peachy Consulting
- Laura Rendón, Professor at the University of Texas-San Antonio
- Gerardo E. de los Santos, President and CEO of the League of Innovation in the Community College
- Ruth Shaw, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina Charlotte
- Vincent Tinto, Distinguished University Professor at Syracuse University and Chair of the Higher Education Program
- William Trueheart, President and CEO of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count
Dr. Nan Poppe and Leslie Haynes, CDAT’s Executive Director and Deputy Director, support the work of the National Advisory Committee.
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