President Emeritus Eduardo Padrón

Miami Dade College


Dr. Eduardo Padrón is the President of Miami Dade College. In 2016, President Barack Obama awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom for being a voice for access and inclusion in higher education. Six American Presidents have selected him to serve on posts of national prominence, in addition to serving on the boards of the Council on Foreign Relations, RC 2020, White House Fellows Southern Region Selection Panel (Chair), and Achieving the Dream.