Richard Kazis Named TICAS Interim President
Lauren Asher Departing After Eight Years at Helm; Isaacson, Miller Retained to Lead National Search

June 26, 2017
The Institute for College Access & Success

TICAS announced today that its board of directors has named Richard Kazis interim president, effective June 28, as the organization conducts a national executive search. Kazis, who chairs the TICAS board, is a national consultant on higher education and workforce issues and former senior vice president of Jobs for the Future. Kazis will succeed Lauren Asher, who announced plans to leave TICAS earlier this year. Asher co-founded TICAS’ Project on Student Debt in 2005 and has led the organization since 2009.