Figueroa named to leadership board

Jorge F. Figueroa, PhD, (Curriculum & Strategic Initiatives/Vicerrector de Currículo e Iniciativas Estratégicas) has been named to the University of Utah’s New Leadership Academy (NLA) advisory board.

The leadership development program is a partnership between the University of Utah and the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE). It was previously led and supported by the University of Michigan’s National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good.

The program provides curriculum, coaching and mentorship rooted in leadership and diversity scholarship to fellows to prepare them for dynamic leadership challenges in higher education today. 

Figueroa’s demonstrated commitment to leading for equity and changing leaders, leadership, and leadership development in higher education led to his appointment.