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League to be Represented
on American Council on Education Board of Directors

League CEO to serve on ACE Governing Board

PHOENIX, AZ - March 5, 2002-The League for Innovation in the Community College was elected to hold a seat on the board of directors of the American Council on Education (ACE) at the organization's 84th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA last month. Mark David Milliron, President and CEO, League for Innovation, will sit on the board, serving a one-year term.

ACE is a comprehensive association of the nation's colleges and universities dedicated to higher education issues and advocacy on behalf of quality higher education programs. Counted among the Council's members are more than 1,800 accredited degree-granted colleges and universities and higher education related associations, organizations, and corporations.

ACE represents higher education before Congress, federal agencies, the Supreme Court, and the federal courts, and works to coordinate the interests of each higher education sector into a single voice on issues of national policy. It operates a number of programs designed to increase access to postsecondary education, promote equity, ensure quality education on the nation's campuses, and train new generations of higher education leaders.

The board of directors is ACE's governing body, responsible for overseeing management of the association and setting the general policy direction for the organization.

About The League for Innovation in the Community College

The League for Innovation in the Community College is an international organization dedicated to catalyzing the community college movement. Nineteen CEOs from some of the most influential, resourceful, and dynamic community colleges and districts in the world comprise the League's board of directors, and more than 750 institutions from 10 different countries are members. In addition, the League partners with more than 100 leading corporations, and works with a host of other nonprofit foundations and government agencies. With this innovative core of directors, members, partners, and collaborators, the League hosts conferences and institutes, develops Web resources, conducts research, produces publications, provides services, and leads projects and initiatives in a continuing effort to make a positive difference for students and communities. For more information on the League's award-winning programs, publications, and services, visit www.league.org.

Contact:
Greg Luce
luce@league.org
(480) 705-8200 x237