Berkeley College President Joins Board of Delegates of Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey


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Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College, has been elected to the Board of Delegates of the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey (LLANJ), an organization that seeks to empower and unify organizations and individuals in advocating for the rights of Latinos throughout New Jersey. The announcement was made at the LLANJ quarterly Board of Delegates meeting on October 25

“Dr. Cortes brings extensive skills, experience and leadership to the Latino Leadership Alliance,” said Martin Perez, Esq., President of LLANJ. “He has a solid foundation in strategic planning, as well as expertise in academic and business partnerships at local, national and international levels. He has proven himself to be an exemplary visionary leader and dedicated member of our diverse communities in New Jersey and beyond.”

Prior to joining Berkeley College, Dr. Cortes held several senior level administrative positions including President and Executive Director of the American School Foundation, A.C. (ASF), Mexico City, and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York. He is active in many community, civic and professional organizations, and is an accomplished author, lecturer and conference leader. To view a full profile, click here.

“I look forward to serving the LLANJ,” said Dr. Cortes. “LLANJ provides a unique opportunity to leverage the diverse voices and experiences of Latino leaders that impact immigration reform, along with other important issues facing the nation. “These issues include expanding access to higher education and providing a better pathway to the middle class.” ‚Äč

About the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey
The Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey is the only statewide non-partisan, non-profit organization composed of local, regional and state organizations, Latino leaders and professionals advocating for the socio economic and political development of Latino diverse communities. For more information, visit or call (732) 249-0400.

About Berkeley College
A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students – including more than 900 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has six New Jersey locations – Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. In New York there are three locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields in the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, and the School of Liberal Arts. The website address is

Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College

Photo Caption: Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College has been elected to the Board of Delegates of the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey.

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