Episode 281: A Deficit to Asset Based Mindset
Dr. Robert Vela, President of San Antonio College (TX)
AFIT member Dr. Robert Vela, president of San Antonio College (winner of the 2021 Aspen Prize) appeared on America's leading higher ed podcast, The Ed Up Experience, to talk about shifting from a deficit mindset to an asset-based mindset as a foundation for transformation, innovation, and change.
In this interview, Robert discusses balancing the recent unrestricted $15M gift the College received from Mackenzie Scott and serving students with excellence despite covid challenges. SAC is a trailblazer within higher education and this is a must-listen episode!
This interview is part of the EdUp Experience's new "Innovation & Transformation" series, which features conversations that explore the unprecedented challenges and changes facing higher ed. Listen to Robert's interview...