James Toscano

President, Partners for College Affordability and Public Trust

James Toscano

President, Partners for College Affordability and Public Trust

Biography

James Toscano is the president of Partners for College Affordability and Public Trust and former Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Tidewater Community College. A policy entrepreneur, James spearheaded the development and adoption of an expanded public comment policy for governing boards, which gave greater access to citizens in public decision-making. He has held policy board appointments under two governors, was the legislative director to the assistant majority leader in the Virginia House of Delegates, and was a Governor’s Fellow under then-Virginia Governor Mark R. Warner. James holds a doctorate in law and policy from Northeastern University, a master’s in public policy and management from the University of London, and a bachelor’s in communications from Old Dominion University. His research and writings can be found in GOVERNING, Government Technology, Public Management magazine, and in a recent book, Citizen Engagement and Public Participation in an Era of New Media, published by IGI Global.

All sessions by James Toscano

Keynote: Restoring trust in higher ed

Friday, June 15, 2018
9:00 am - 10:15 am
Student Center, Room 149, Norfolk State University