Institute V


April 21-22, 2022

Related Reading and Resources 

College teams completed the following reading before the institute: 

Additionally, these resources were provided to Institute attendees for background and based on recommendations and publications of our institute speakers. 

Institute #5 Agenda 

Institute #5 Pre-work Assignments 

Each college team completed these assignments prior to attending the institute. 

Pre-institute Alumni Meeting

Designing guided pathways for student success, hosted by Orange County Community College

Dr. Tristan Denley, Deputy Commissioner of Academic Affairs and Innovation at the Louisiana Board of Regent

SUNY-Wide Pre-Institute Event

Advancing equity through guided pathways

Michael Collins, Vice President, Jobs for the Future

Institute #4 Presentations

Welcome, sustainability, and celebration

Dr. Deanna Burt-Nanna, President, Monroe Community College
Johanna Duncan-Poitier, Sr. Vice-Chancellor, Community Colleges and the Education Pipeline, State University of New York 

Sustaining focus on equitable student success through leadership transition 

Josh Wyner, J.D., Vice President, The Aspen Institute; Founder and Executive Director, College Excellence Program

The benefits of shared governance in fostering collaboration

Christy Woods, Professor at Monroe Community College & President of the Faculty Council of Community Colleges
Wendy Johnston, Associate Professor in Political Science SUNY Adirondack, & Vice President, Faculty Council of Community

Implementing a campus-wide professional learning framework

Dr. Michele Campagna, Assistant Dean of Learning Initiatives and Student Success, Westchester Community College 
Kimberley Collins, Associate Vice President, Academic Services, Monroe Community College
Jen Eaton, Associate Professor of Math/Coordinator & Center for Professional Excellence, Hudson Valley Community College 
Dr. Kamil Hamaoui, Associate Professor of Psychology, Westchester Community College

Day 1 Keynote: Creating a culture of equity: Shared equity leadership on campus

Adrianna Kezar, PhD, Wilbur Kieffer Endowed Professor and Dean’s Professor of Leadership, USC, Director of the Pullias Center ( and Director of the Delphi Project

Day 2 Keynote: How to achieve more equitable community college student outcomes (and build back enrollment post-COVID)

Dr. Davis Jenkins, Senior Research Scholar, Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University