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2017 CADE Executive Committee

The Executive Committee, the governing body of the Commission, shall be made up of not more than 12 members including four officers, at least one 1890 representative, at least one 1994 representative, and six general institutional members.  Executive Committee member terms are three years.

The Executive Committee shall establish ad hoc committees, as it deems appropriate. The Commission shall develop its own policies and practices governing the nomination and election of officers, and its administrative relationship with the APLU Board of Directors.

The officers of the Commission include:

 Chair (CEO)
 Chair- Elect (CEO)
 Secretary (non-CEO)

These officers shall be ex- officio members of all committees of the Commission. 

The current officers of the Commission are:


Dr. Mark Rosenberg
Florida International University
Dr. Lynda Brown
Kentucky State University
Dr. Mordean
University of Louisville


Dr. Laura Coffin 
University of Minnesota
General Institutional Member
Dr. Carlos Medina
The State University of New York,
System Office
General Institutional Member
University of Massachusetts,
General Institutional Member
Dr. Juan Munoz
Texas Tech University 
General Institutional Member
Dr. Rahim Reed
University of California, Davis
General Institutional Member
Dr. Les Wong
San Francisco State University 
Asian & Pacific Islander Serving
Institution Representative 

All correspondence to the Commission of Access, Diversity & Excellence should be forwarded to:

Commission of Access, Diversity & Excellence
Office of Access & Success
1307 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-478-6046

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