Ready to build a Better Future

Congratulations to Champlain College’s 10th President, Alex Hernandez! We invite you to learn more about about his vision and revisit the event highlights.

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Students come to Champlain College to build a better future. Our students graduate Ready. Ready for work. Ready for life. Ready to make a difference.
Alex Hernandez

Mission-driven Educator and Champion of Career-focused Education

Our new president, Alex Hernandez, brings to Champlain a strong track record of education innovation and a passion for changing lives through career-focused learning, strengths that will help Champlain successfully navigate today’s higher education landscape. Throughout his career, Hernandez has championed new education models that expand access and lead to better outcomes for students.

Under Alex’s leadership, Champlain College is leading the next R/Evolution in career-focused learning and building partnerships to help Vermont thrive.

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Build Innovative, Academic Programs

Expand our leadership in emerging STEAM fields that span technology, design, business and entrepreneurship. Develop new degrees in the biological and life sciences. Invest in new STEAM facilities, transformative student experiences, faculty success, and new learning models.

Be an Engine of Opportunity for Vermont

Create unique employer partnerships in high-opportunity industries. Build diverse talent pipelines into Vermont – through both our residential and online programs – and be a net importer of talent. Expand our best-in-class career center and launch a corporate partnership hub.

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Invest in the Champlain Community of Students, Faculty and Staff

Grow scholarships and increase access to a Champlain College education. Support student success and wellbeing as we emerge from the pandemic. Foster a welcoming, supportive and just community. Faculty success fund and staff engagement initiatives. 

Join us for the next R/Evolution in career-focused learning.
Alex Hernandez