Maria Harper-Marinick

Maria Harper-Marinick is Chancellor of the Maricopa County Community College District, one of the largest community college systems in the nation.  She oversees operations for the system, sets the vision for the higher educational institution’s strategic plan, guides policy development, and manages initiatives and outcomes related to workforce, economic and community development; civic and global engagement; and increasing student access.  Dr. Harper-Marinick is also active on a national level, having served on the federal Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance; National Community College Hispanic Council; National Advisory Board for the Center for Community College Student Engagement; the Commission on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity and, most recently, the Board of Directors for the American Association of Community Colleges.