In accordance with its mission to value quality leadership, the Arizona Women in Higher Education (AWHE) Network recognizes one exceptional leader to honor during its summer conference.
The 2017 AWHE Woman of the Year is Dr. Linda Thor of Maricopa Community Colleges' Governing Board.
Dr. Thor is a long-time leader in post-secondary education, having served Maricopa County Community Colleges District in many capacities for 41 years, including as a chief executive officer for 29 years. She is President Emeritus of Rio Salado and is also Chancellor Emeritus of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District in California’s Silicon Valley.
AWHE Network will acknowledge Dr. Thor’s many contributions and honor her as Woman of the Year at its annual conference being held at Northern Arizona University on June 1st and 2nd.