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Rick Rogers

President, College for Creative Studies

Rick Rogers is president of the College for Creative Studies (CCS). During Rogers’ tenure, the College has more than doubled its enrollment and physical space, established seven new undergraduate departments, launched its first graduate programs, expanded to two campuses, and developed community outreach programs reaching 4,000 inner-city youth annually.

Rogers is chairman and president of Creative Urban Education Inc., the governing board of Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies, a charter school of art and design founded in 2009 and operated jointly by CCS and the Henry Ford Learning Institute. He also co-supervises the Detroit Creative Corridor Center, a collaboration of CCS and Business Leaders for Michigan, whose mission is to build a more robust creative economy in Southeast Michigan and attract more creative professionals and businesses to Detroit.

Prior to CCS, Rogers served as vice president and secretary at the New School for Social Research (now The New School).