Juan Salgado

Chancellor at City Colleges of Chicago

Juan Salgado

Juan Salgado

Chancellor at City Colleges of Chicago

Biography

Juan Salgado, City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor, has focused his career on improving education and economic opportunities for residents in low-income communities. As Chancellor, he oversees Chicago's community college system, serving more than 70,000 students across seven colleges. Under Chancellor Salgado's leadership, City Colleges of Chicago has focused on removing barriers to college access, strengthening program quality, and enhancing student supports to create pathways to upward mobility. Previously, he served as CEO of Instituto del Progreso Latino (Latinos Progresando), where he worked to empower residents of Chicago’s Southwest Side through education, citizenship, and skill-building programs that led to sustainable employment and economic stability. Salgado was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2015.

He is also a member of the board of the Obama Foundation.

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Career Highlights

Instituto del Progreso Latino

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Number of Boards

9

Number of Awards

1

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President at Adler University

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Fund Advisor at Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at GCM Grosvenor

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President at The Joyce Foundation

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Vice Chair at Adler University

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Museum of Science and Industry - Chicago

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President & Chief Executive Officer at UnidosUS

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Chief Executive Officer at The Barack Obama Foundation

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Co-Founder at OneGoal

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Former Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking at BANA Holding Corp.

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Chancellor at City Colleges of Chicago
Education
Bachelor's Degree

Illinois Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts university Founded in 1850, Illinois Wesleyan has grown to become one of the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. The University enrolls just over 2,000 undergraduates from across the nation and around the globe and our graduates can be found in all 50 states and 52 countries.

Masters in Urban Planning

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a public research-intensive university in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is the second oldest public university in the state (after Illinois State University), and is a founding member of the Big Ten Conference. It is considered a Public Ivy and is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Associate Degree

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Career History
Chancellor
2017 - Current

City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) aims to ensure the success of every student and serve as an economic engine for the City of Chicago. City Colleges of Chicago is the largest community colleges system in Illinois and one of the largest in the nation, with 5,500 faculty and staff serving more than 100,000 students annually at seven colleges and six satellite sites.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Prior

THE INSTITUTE FOR LATINO PROGRESS PROVIDES SERVICES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE FULLEST DEVELOPMENT OF LATINO IMMIGRANTS AND THEIR FAMILIES THROUGH EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT THAT FOSTERS FULL PARTICIPATION IN SOCIETY WHILE PRESERVING CULTURAL IDENTITY AND DIGNITY.

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$1,000 - $4,999
2019

Advance Illinois was founded to be an objective voice in supporting a healthy public education system that prepares all students for college, career, and democratic citizenship. Advance Illinois is guided by the conclusion that driving significant improvement in education outcomes requires a comprehensive approach over many years.

$10K - $25K
2018

Adler University is a private company headquartered in Chicago, IL. The firm operates as a public research university.

$50K - $100K
2017

THE INSTITUTE FOR LATINO PROGRESS PROVIDES SERVICES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE FULLEST DEVELOPMENT OF LATINO IMMIGRANTS AND THEIR FAMILIES THROUGH EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT THAT FOSTERS FULL PARTICIPATION IN SOCIETY WHILE PRESERVING CULTURAL IDENTITY AND DIGNITY.

Political Donations
$300
2012
$500
2011
Awards & Honors
MacArthur Fellowship
Other Affiliations

Juan Salgado is affiliated with City Colleges of Chicago, Instituto del Progreso Latino

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