As undersecretary of education, Kanter oversees policies, programs and activities related to postsecondary education, adult and career-technical education, federal student aid and White House initiatives. She was nominated and confirmed to the post in 2009.
Before she was named to the undersecretary post, Kanter served as chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District in Los Altos Hills, Calif. The district is one of the largest community college districts in the nation and serves more than 45,000 students. Kanter also previously served as director, dean and vice chancellor for policy and research at the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office; as vice president of instruction and student services at San Jose City College; and as president of De Anza College in Cupertino, Calif. She has a doctorate in organization and leadership from the University of San Francisco and a master's degree in education with a concentration in clinical psychology and public practice from Harvard University.
Kanter's visit is sponsored by the MSU President's Office. For more information, contact the office at 994-2341.
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Contact: MSU President\'s Office, (406) 994-2341