The Chronicle of Higher Education: Getting Help, and Helping Others, on the Path to a Presidency

Irma Becerra, President of Marymount University in Virginia, recommends that if you want to pursue a career as a college president, you should “take on increasing responsibilities as an administrator” and not skip any steps along the way. As a Latina, she says, she also believes in the importance of both reaching out to mentors and helping others advance their careers.

Watch the exclusive interview for the “What I Wish I Had Known” video series on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s website.