High-Stakes Presidential Search
Madeline St. Amour, Inside Higher Ed
Many see Miami Dade College as an example of how to get student success right. Led by Eduardo Padrón, who stepped down in August after more than two decades as president, the college has nearly closed the racial equity gap for underrepresented minorities and served as an engine for economic mobility in the region, achievements that helped it win this year's Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.
As the Board of Trustees moves to find a new president, experts discuss what's at stake for the community college that leads the nation in educating students from underrepresented minority groups.