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Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Robert Jones
Chancellor,
University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign
CHAIR
President,
Montana State University
CHAIR-ELECT
President, The Ohio State 
University
PAST-CHAIR
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Chancellor, University
of Wisconsin-Madison
CHAIR, COUNCIL OF
PRESIDENTS
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Chancellor,
University of California, Davis
SECRETARY, COUNCIL OF
PRESIDENTS

Council Representatives 

Makola Abdullah
President,
Virginia State University
COUNCIL OF 1890
UNIVERSITIES
Term Ends 2021
Monica Rao
Monica Rao
Virginia Commonwealth
University
COUNCIL OF PRESIDENTS'
& CHANCELLORS'
SPOUSES/PARTNERS
Term Ends 2020
Joeseph Glover
Provost and Senior Vice 
President, University of
Florida
COUNCIL ON ACADEMIC
AFFAIRS
Term Ends 2020
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Gina Daly
Director, Federal Government
Relations, University of
California, Berkeley
COUNCIL ON
GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
Term Ends 2020
Sandra Brown
Vice President for
Research,
 Iowa State
University
COUNCIL ON RESEARCH
Term Ends 2020
Dana Topousis
Chief Marketing and
C
ommunications Officer,
University of California, Davis
COUNCIL ON STRATEGIC
COMMUNICATIONS
Term Ends 2021
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Vice President and Associate
Provost for Student Affairs
and Services
COUNCIL ON STUDENT
AFFAIRS
Term Ends 2021

Commission Representatives

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President, Virginia
Commonwealth University
COALITION OF URBAN
SERVING UNIVERSITIES
Term Ends 2021
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President, University at 
Albany, SUNY
COMMISSION ON ACCESS, 
DIVERSITY & EXCELLENCE
Term Ends 2022
Patrick Gallagher
President, University of
Pittsburgh
COMMISSION ON
ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY
ENGAGEMENT
Term Ends 2021
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Associate Vice President for
External Affairs
COMMISSION ON
ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY
ENGAGEMENT
Term Ends 2020
Noelle Cockett
President, Utah State
University
COMMISSION ON FOOD, 
ENVIRONMENT, &
RENEWABLE RESOURCES
Term Ends 2020
Orlando McMeans
Dean of the College of
Agricultural, Family and
Consumer Sciences,
Southern University
CFERR-BOARD ON
AGRICULTURE ASSEMBLY
Terms Ends 2019
Tim Sands
President,
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
and State University
COMMISSION ON
INFORMATION,
MEASUREMENT, &
ANALYSIS
Term Ends 2020
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Jonathan Pruitt
Vice Chancellor for Finance
and Operations, University
of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
CIMA-COMMITTEE ON
BUSINESS AFFAIRS
Term Ends 2020
Waded Cruzado
President, Montana State
University
COMMISSION ON
INTERNATIONAL
INITIATIVES
Term Ends 2020

At-Large Members

Mun Choi
Mun Choi
President, University of
Missouri System

 
AT-LARGE MEMBER
Terms Ends 2022
Karbhari
President, University of
Texas at Arlington
AT-LARGE MEMBER
Term Ends 2021
Susan Cole
Susan Cole
President, Montclair State
University
AT-LARGE MEMBER
Term Ends 2022
Meehan
Martin Meehan
University of Massachusetts
System
AT-LARGE MEMBER
Term Ends 2022
Sam Stanley
President, Michigan State
University
AT-LARGE MEMBER
Term Ends 2021
Joseph Steinmetz
Chancellor, University of
Arkansas
AT-LARGE MEMBER
Term Ends 2020
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President,California State
University, Sacramento 
AT-LARGE MEMBER
Term Ends 2022