Maduko named to national commission on student success

July 7, 2021

Dr. John Maduko, vice president of academic and student affairs at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, has been appointed to the American Association of Community Colleges' Commission on Student Success.

AACC is the primary advocacy organization for the nation’s community colleges and represents nearly 1,200 two-year, associate degree-granting institutions and more than 12 million students. Its Commission on Student Success focuses on student access and success and on organizational transformation among its member colleges

“This is a great opportunity to represent M State on a platform for exchanging concepts, collaborating and learning with many of the innovative leaders who advocate the success of students,” Maduko said. “M State, like many community colleges, is remaining steadfast in its commitment to promoting the aspirations of our students. I aspire to work with higher education practitioners from across the country to remove barriers, both visible and invisible, that prevent our students from being successful. This includes those from underrepresented and minoritized populations.

“I also am appreciative to work at an outstanding college and with a supportive president, leadership team, faculty and staff who supports this type of work.”

Maduko will serve a three-year term with the Commission on Student Success, beginning this month.