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New President for Pioneering Sustainability Educator Presidio Graduate School

Liz Maw Seeks to Grow Students, Programs, and Impact

Submitted by: Presidio Graduate School

Categories: Academia, Sustainability

Posted: Mar 18, 2019 – 07:59 PM EST


SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 18 /CSRwire/ - Presidio Graduate School (PGS), a pioneer in sustainability graduate education, is pleased to announce the appointment of Liz Maw as President. She assumes leadership of the school as it implements a renewal of its sustainability focused curriculum and embarks on a new strategic partnership with Amity Global Education Organization. This partnership allows PGS to expand degree programs and bring its mission to educate future sustainability leaders with the skills needed to change the world to a global market. 

She comes to Presidio Graduate School from NetImpact where she served as President for the last 14 years. She brings an extensive background in organizational development and in creating innovative programs to help students and young professionals realize their ambitions. Said Maw, “I am excited to join the Presidian community as President and lead a new phase of growth in size, diversity, and impact. Today we see increasing need for leaders in the business and public sectors that can think and act in systems to create sustainable outcomes for all stakeholders. Building additional capacities to educate these transformative leaders is my passion.”

Said Board of Directors Secretary and a leader of the search process Malcolm Walter, "Liz comes to PGS with abundant enthusiasm, creative ideas, and unparalleled knowledge of what new MBA/MPA students are looking for. She is exactly what is needed at this time in the history of PGS.”  Maw succeeds interim President and First Vice Chairwoman of the Board, Suzanne Farver. Liz rose to the top of a highly competitive candidate pool. The thoughtfulness of her vision and her ability to execute will ensure we maximize the potential of our new relationship with Amity and address the real world need for knowledgeable leaders in sustainability," said Farver. 

About Presidio Graduate School

Founded in 2002, Presidio Graduate School (PGS) is a values-driven graduate school offering MBA, MPA, and Dual MBA/MPA degree programs and Professional Certificates in Sustainable Solutions. All courses in the first of its kind curriculum integrate social justice, environmental responsibility, and systems thinking.

A world-class faculty academy of full and part-time scholar-practitioners possess subject matter expertise across the full spectrum of sustainability disciplines. With over 1900 business and public administration alumni at the forefront of the field, PGS is a global hub for sustainability innovation and regenerative impact, helping forge a new definition of the common good at the intersection of for-profit and for-benefit. Learn more about PGS programs, people, and impact at 


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