The Holland H. Coors Chair in Education Technology was established by gifts to ARDI from the Coors Foundation and other organizations and individuals to honor Ambassador Holly Coors for her unwavering and selfless commitment to her country and the improvement of life quality for all.
The Holland H. Coors Chair in Education Technology
Ambassador Coor’s services to the USAFA were many and exemplary, including serving on the Board of Visitors to the Air Force Academy. She was also a founding board member of ARDI.
Ambassador Coors gave her efforts to the boards of the Heritage Foundation and the Federalist Society. One of her many accomplishments included founding the Women of our Hemisphere Achieving Together, and serving as president of the WHAT to assist women from Central America and the Dominican Republic.
Holland Coors also served in senior positions for many other institutions and organizations, and President Ronald Reagan appointed her as the goodwill ambassador for the Western Hemisphere. Holland H. Coors was named to the White House Fellows Commission by President George H.W. Bush, and her legacy will continue to be remembered with honor.
Current Distinguished Visiting Professor
Dr. Steven Fulton
Dr. Daniel Kaplan
Dr. Kaplan is a nationally recognized authority in data science, statistics education, computing, and instructional technology. Dr. Kaplan’s vast experience and expertise will be invaluable in helping USAFA to integrate a data-centric approach into both core and major’s mathematics courses. In addition, Dr. Kaplan’s work at Macalester College was highlighted as an exemplar approach to STEM recruitment and retention in the recently USAFA-commissioned Hanover Report. Dr. Kaplan holds an MA in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford. He also holds a MA and Ph.D in Biomedical Physics from Harvard University.