Dr. Susan C. Aldridge

A highly accomplished and widely recognized higher education leader, strategist, and futurist, Dr. Susan Aldridge has held executive leadership positions in some of the country’s largest universities.

Expertise In:

  • Transformational Leadership
  • Higher Education Management
  • Virtual Learning Innovation
  • Business Model Development
  • International Partnerships
  • Digital Transformation

Audience & Industry:

  • Institutions of Higher Education
  • Corporations
  • Professional Associations
  • Government Agencies

Dr. Susan C. Aldridge

Career Highlights

During her six-year tenure as President of University of Maryland University College (UMUC), she doubled the university’s enrollment to 97,000 – to become the nation’s largest public university – along with its annual revenue from $200 million to more than $400 million. Prior to that, she served 10 years at Troy University in Alabama, leaving as Vice Chancellor for the Global Campus, where she negotiated contracts for and managed satellite campuses in 12 countries overseas and 17 states in the U.S…

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Professional Recognition
and Achievements

Dr. Aldridge is a frequent keynote speaker at national and international conferences and consultant to university presidents and foreign ministers of education, government officials and business leaders. In addition, she has taken a leading role in numerous higher education panels and various academic conferences across the country and around the world, including a special delegation to Chile and Brazil led by former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings…

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Dr. Aldridge has authored numerous book chapters, journal articles and conference papers in the areas of adult education, distance learning, transformational leadership; the emerging global university and expanded access to student support services.

Adult Education

Distance Learning

Transformational Leadership