People

  • Diane is an arts activist, arts educator, arts connector and devoted supporter of the creative process in all realms of society. She has a Ph.D. in Art History and after teaching 20th-century art history at Temple University she became the...

  • John F. Andrews is a Carlsbad native and a member of the New Mexico Humanities Council. He has taught at several universities, among them Florida State and Georgetown, and he spent ten years (1974-84) as Director of Academic Programs at the...

  • Michael Waldron is a founder of Mt. Tam Capital Management, a small alternative asset manager.  Previously at Cadogan Management from 1996 to 2009. He joined Cadogan during the firm’s infancy and was involved in most aspects of the firm’s...

  • Ned Jacobs has devoted most of his professional career to causes. He founded a private school for children with learning disabilities in 1972 in Los Angeles and served as it's Executive Director until 1992.  He then worked for Kaplan...

  • 2016-present - Orkand Chair, Professor of Innovative Practices in Higher Education, University of Maryland University College.

    2015-2016 Senior Scholar and Advisor to the President of Kaplan University

    2013-2015, President of the...

  • Ross Chaney was raised in Oklahoma as member of the Osage & Cherokee Nations. After pursuing a career in international business with Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs, Ross returned to Santa Fe in 2002 to work with community non-profits,...