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Rufus Glasper, President and CEO

Rufus Glasper is president and CEO of the League for Innovation in the Community College, an international nonprofit organization that strives to cultivate innovation in the community college space, advance the community college field, and make a positive difference for students and communities.

Glasper is the chancellor emeritus of the Maricopa Community Colleges, one of the nation’s largest multi-college community college systems. He served as chancellor from 2003 through February 2016 and held district leadership positions for three decades.

Nationally, Glasper serves as an advisory board member for the Center for Community College Student Engagement, The University of Texas at Austin; the Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University; and The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research. Glasper serves on the board of directors for the Education Design Lab; Dream Center Educational Holdings LLC; Argosy University; and COMAP, the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications.