Staff Archives - The Institute for College Access & Success

Tanya I. Garcia, Ph.D.

February 2, 2024

As Vice President, Tanya I. Garcia, Ph.D. is responsible for advancing TICAS’s state policy agenda, overseeing TICAS’s research and…


MaryGrace Joyce

December 8, 2023

MaryGrace is the Associate Director of Strategic Communications at TICAS, where she manages publication development and distribution, media relations, and…


Leslie Rios

July 24, 2023

Based in TICAS’ DC office, Leslie serves as a Senior Policy Associate working to advance TICAS’ federal and state anti-poverty…


Chris Lechuga

December 16, 2022

Chris Lechuga leads TICAS’s strategic communications efforts to increase awareness and impact of the organization’s work in higher education advocacy…


Dr. Nicholas Hillman

December 12, 2022

Nicholas Hillman is a Professor in the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Hillman’s research examines how…


Dr. Leonard Donovan Taylor Jr.

December 12, 2022

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development
M.S., University of Wisconsin – Madison, Educational Leadership…