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Association of Governing Boards Announces New Directors

Aug 19, 2016

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its board of directors for the coming year. They are: Shauna Ryder Diggs, chair of the board of regents of the University of Michigan and a board-certified dermatologist in private practice; Kathleen A. Dore, a member of the executive committee, chair of the governance committee, and chair elect of the University of Iowa Foundation and a senior advisor, vision and strategy, at Proteus International Inc.; and David G. Turner, chair of the board of Delaware State University and a banking executive, enterprise transformation services, at IBM. The additions were announced at AGB’s annual summer meeting held in mid-August.

In addition to these three new directors, the board will be led for the next two years by Chair David W. Miles (Drake University Board of Trustees; chief executive officer, Miles Capital), Vice Chair Joyce M. Roché (Dillard University Board of Trustees, emeriti; retired president and CEO, Girls Inc.), Vice Chair Charles R. Pruitt (former University of Wisconsin System board member; co-managing director, AB Data, Ltd), and Secretary Angel L. Mendez (Lafayette College Board of Trustees; CEO, HERE Inc.).

“We are pleased and thrilled to announce the addition of these three strong higher education thought leaders to AGB’s board of trustees,” said AGB President Richard D. Legon. “Their input, and that of our new board officers, will continue AGB on an upward trajectory of providing wise counsel and trusted leadership to our member institutions, now and in the years ahead.”

For more information about AGB’s work, please visit www. AGB.org.

Since 1921, the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) has had one mission: to strengthen and protect this country’s unique form of institutional governance through its research, services, and advocacy. Serving more than 1,300 member boards, 1,900 institutions, and 40,000 individuals, AGB is the only national organization providing university and college presidents, board chairs, trustees, and board professionals of both public and private institutions and institutionally related foundations with resources that enhance their effectiveness.

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