This Monday, October 13th, the Rose Institute welcomes Dr. Nancy McCallin to Claremont McKenna College. The talk is co-sponsored by the Kravis Leadership Institute. A leader in public education, Dr. McCallin serves as the President of the Colorado Community College System, which encompasses 13 state colleges and over 159,000 students. During her time as President, Dr. McCallin has implemented a redesign of the CCCS remedial education program, focusing on accurate course placement and individual attention for students.
She is a member of the board of the American Council on Education and the Colorado State Governor’s Education Leadership Council, and was awarded the Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished State Community College Director Award in 2012. Dr. McCallin also has extensive budget policy and economic analysis experience, having served as chief economist for the Legislative Council of the Colorado General Assembly, and later as the executive director of the Governor’s Office of State Planning and Budgeting, where she was responsible for Colorado’s $13 billion budget. Outside of budgetary or education issues, she has worked on issues such as energy, economic development, and Colorado Supreme Court nominations.
Dr. McCallin’s talk will be preceded by a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. in the Parents Dining Room at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum. The talk will begin at 12:00 p.m.