Dr. Maria Harper-marinick
Chancellor Maricopa County Community College District (MCCC
Arizona Industries of commerce
United States of America
Dr. Maria Harper-?Marinick has served the Maricopa Community College District for over 20 years, and was named its Chancellor in May 2016. Dr. Harper-?Marinick seeks to shape the future of higher education in Arizona by making quality programs and degrees more equitable and accessible to all people, regardless of background or social status.Dr. Harper-?Marinick is a member of numerous local boards including Greater Phoenix Leadership, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Valley of the Sun United Way, and Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce; serves on national boards and organizations including the American Council on Education and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities; and is an Aspen Institute Ascend Fellow. She has been the recipient of notable awards and recognitions such as the 2016 Athena Public Sector and the 2017 Valley Leadership Woman of the Year.