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John E. Dean, Esq.


John Dean is founder and a principal of the Washington, D.C. public affairs firm of Washington Partners, LLC.  The firm specializes in federal education programs and represents educational and...read more

Dr. Jacquelyn M. Belcher

Vice Chair

In 1995, Dr. Jacquelyn M. Belcher became president of the metro-Atlanta, multi-campus district of DeKalb College, now known as Georgia Perimeter College. Her service as a college...read more

Honorable Nathaniel R. Jones

Recently, Judge Nathaniel R. Jones retired from his position as a United States Circuit Judge for...read more

Lucie Lapovsky, Ph.D

Lucie Lapovsky is an economist who consults, writes, teaches and speaks widely on issues related to higher education finance, strategy, leadership, governance and...read more

Steven Minter

Steven Minter was appointed Interim Vice President for University Advancement on May 1, 2010. He had been an Executive-In-Residence at Cleveland State University in September...read more

Richard W. Riley, Esq.

When Riley was Governor of South Carolina,...read more

Eileen M. Rudden

Board Chair of SoundBite Communications (NASDAQ: SDBT)

Ms. Rudden is a seasoned general manager and board member in both the technology and education sectors, with deep experience developing and marketing new products and technologies.  She recently completed a tour of public service as Chief Officer, College and Career Preparation at Chicago Public...read more

Barry Schuler

An acclaimed Internet pioneer, Barry Schuler has developed emerging technologies into successful enterprises for the last 25 years. A serial entrepreneur, his career...read more

Dean Joseph P. Tomain

Chair Emeritus

Joseph P. Tomain is a Dean Emeritus and the Wilbert and Helen Ziegler Professor of...read more

Timothy C. Tuff

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Tim Tuff was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of John H. Harland Company...read more

Chad Wick

Founder and Director

Chad Wick is an innovator who seeks to create equity of education opportunity in order to prepare learners to thrive in the 21st century. Recognized by former U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley as “one of the outstanding education leaders in the country,” Wick led KnowledgeWorks in its...read more