People

Name Job title Role
Elisabeth Gordon Financial Analyst Administrative Staff
Ellen Switkes Senior Associate Research Associate
Elñora Webb, Ph.D. CEO/Principal, Signature Solutions Corporate Results Executive Coach & Strategic Planner Former Executive Vice Chancellor of Strategic Planning, Partnership and Advancement, Peralta Community College District – Oakland, California ELA Advisory Board
Fred Wood, Ph.D. Chancellor, Contra Costa Community College District – Martinez, California; Former Chancellor, University of Minnesota, Crookston – Crookston, Minnesota ELA Faculty
Gailda Pitre Davis, Ed.D. Director, ACE Leadership, American Council on Education – Washington, DC ELA Faculty
Gary Matkin Dean of Continuing Education, University of California, Irvine Affiliated Faculty
Gemma Givens Events and Communications Specialist Administrative Staff
George Blumenthal Director, Center for Studies in Higher Education Academic Staff, ELA Advisory Board
Grace Ufuk Taneri Research Associate - Research University Going Global Research Associate
Gregg Thomson Principal Researcher - SERU Consortium Research Associate
Helena Brykarz Manager, Center for Studies in Higher Education Administrative Staff
Hong Liu Associate Professor Visiting Scholar
Horace Mitchell, Ph.D. President Emeritus, California State University, Bakersfield - Bakersfield, California; Vice Chancellor- Business Affairs Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley – Berkeley, California ELA Advisory Board
Igor Chirikov SERU Consortium Director and Senior Researcher Academic Staff
James A. Hyatt, M.B.A. Senior Research Associate, Vice Chancellor for Budget & Finance and CFO Emeritus, Former Associate Director, Center for Studies in Higher Education, University of California, Berkeley ELA Faculty, Research Associate
Janet Holmgren President Emerita, Mills College Affiliated Faculty
Janet Holmgren, Ph.D. President Emerita, Mills College – Oakland, California; Senior Vice President for Strategic Advancement, University Now – San Francisco, California ELA Faculty
John Aubrey Douglass Senior Research Fellow Academic Staff
Johnnella E. Butler, Ph.D. Professor, Comparitive Women's Studies, Spelman College - Atlanta, Georgia; Former Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Spelman College; Founding Executive Leadership Academy Alumni ELA Advisory Board
Josefina Castillo Baltodano Founder and Executive Director, Executive Leadership Academy Academic Staff