Association Of American Colleges And Universities Announces Board Appointments
Feb 14 14
Association Of American Colleges And Universities announced that at its recent Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) named eight new directors and elected a slate of new officers. Dr. Kenneth Ruscio, President of Washington and Lee University, became Chair of the Board, taking over from Dr. Mildred Garcia, President of California State University, Fullerton. Garcia will continue to serve on AAC&U's Board Executive Committee as Past Chair. In addition to the appointment of Kenneth P. Ruscio, AAC&U members voted to appoint Edward J. Ray, President of Oregon State University, as Vice Chair of the Board, and Sean Decatur, President of Kenyon College, as Treasurer of the Board. New directors were appointed to AAC&U's board during AAC&U's Annual Meeting on January 25, 2014. The new directors include eight educational leaders from a wide array of institutions. They are: Grant Cornwell, President, The College of Wooster; Jim Grossman, Executive Director, American Historical Association; Tori Haring-Smith, President, Washington & Jefferson College; Martha Kanter, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Higher Education, New York University; Dwight McBride, Daniel Hale Williams Professor of African American Studies, English & Performance Studies, Associate Provost for Graduate Education, and Dean of the Graduate School, Northwestern University; Elizabeth H. Simmons, University Distinguished Professor of Physics and Dean, Lyman Briggs College, Michigan State University; Kumble Subbaswamy, Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Amherst; and Candace Thille, Assistant Professor of Education and Senior Research Fellow, Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning, Stanford University. Individuals serving as officers for the 2014 AAC&U board: Kenneth P. Ruscio (Chair of the Board) became president of Washington and Lee University in 2006. Mildred Garcia (Past Chair of the Board) became president of California State University, Fullerton in June 2012. Edward J. Ray (Vice Chair of the Board) became president of Oregon State University in 2003. Sean Decatur (Treasurer of the Board) became the president of Kenyon College in 2013.
Association Of American Colleges And Universities Names Tori Haring-Smith to Board of Directors
Feb 13 14
Washington & Jefferson College President Tori Haring-Smith has been appointed to the board of directors of the Association of American Colleges and Universities.
Association Of American Colleges And Universities Announces Board Changes
Feb 13 13
At its 2013 annual meeting, Association Of American Colleges And Universities named five new directors and elected a slate of new officers as leaders of the association. Dr. Mildred Garcia, President of California State University, Fullerton, became the chair of the board, taking over from Dr. Bobby Fong, President of Ursinus College. Dr. Garcia became the president of California State University, Fullerton in 2012, after serving for six years as the President of California State University-Dominguez Hills. Fong will continue to serve on the AAC&U's Board Executive Committee as Past Chair. In addition to the appointment of Dr. Mildred Garcia, AAC&U appointed Dr. Kenneth Ruscio, President of Washington and Lee University, as Vice Chair of the board. Two other newly appointed members to the Executive Committee of the board include: Dr. Dianne Harrison, president of California State University-Northridge and Dr. Alex Johnson, President of the Community College of Allegheny County. New Directors appointed to AAC&U's board include five educational leaders from a wide array of institutions around the country. They include: Johnnella Butler, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Spelman College; Ricardo Fernandez, President, City University of New York - Herbert H. Lehman College; Richard Guarasci, President, Wagner College; Lucille Jordan, President, Nashua Community College; Robert L. Niehoff, President, John Carroll University.