Solvang, CA

Helping Boards Face the Future: Seismic Changes for 21st Century Student Success & Workforce Preparation Twenty-eight (28) participants from five Central California community colleges attended the 2019 GISS- held March 24-25, 2019, at Hotel Corque in Solvang, CA. Of this number, 20 were trustees and three were college presidents. The remaining participants were top administrative… Read More

Tribal Colleges and Universities – North Dakota

Leadership Educating the Next Generation: The Future is Now! Pride is a natural aspect to a people proud of their heritage, elders and culture. From the Standing Rock Code Talkers from 33 tribes in World War I, Native Americans across the U.S. proudly served their country. Today American Indian leaders proudly serve their communities and… Read More

Pittsburgh, PA

THE BOARD’S ROLE IN STUDENT SUCCESS, COMPLETION, EQUITY & WORKFORCE Over forty-five (45) community college leaders and boards of trustees from four community colleges in Western Pennsylvania, participated in the 27th GISS institute, entitled The Board’ Role in Student Success, Completion, Equity and Workforce held on March 12-13, 2018, at the Community College of Allegheny… Read More

Tempe, AZ (2017)

To tackle the primary goals of access, retention, equity and completion, sixty (60) Arizona community college leaders and members of governing boards gathered at the Rio Salado Conference Center in Tempe, AZ, November 29-30, 2017, to focus on student success and diversity. Read More