ACE Board of Directors


​​Mark P. Becker, Chair
President, Georgia State University 

Paul J. LeBlanc, Vice Chair/Chair-Elect
President, Southern New Hampshire University

Barbara R. Snyder, Immediate Past Chair
President, Case Western Reserve University (OH)

Michael Rao, Secretary
President, Virginia Commonwealth University

Ted Mitchell, Ex Officio 
President, American Council on Education

Elected Board Members

​Term Ending March 2020

Lawrence S. Bacow, President, Harvard University (MA)
Andrew D. Hamilton, President, New York University
Maria Harper-Marinick, Chancellor, Maricopa Community College District (AZ)
Javier Miyares, President, University of Maryland University College
Juan Sánchez Muñoz, President, University of Houston-Downtown (TX)
Richard J. Pappas, President, Davenport University (MI)
Carol Quillen, President, Davidson College (NC)
Barbara R. Snyder, President, Case Western Reserve University (OH)

Term Ending March 2021

Jonathan R. Alger, President, James Madison University (VA)
Mark P. Becker, President, Georgia State University
Waded Cruzado, President, Montana State University
Dianne F. Harrison, President, California State University-Northridge
Timothy L. Killeen, President, University of Illinois System
James B. Milliken, Chancellor, The University of Texas System
Clayton Spencer, President, Bates College (ME)​

​Term Ending March 2022

Ronald A. Crutcher, President, University of Richmond (VA)
Raynard S. Kington, President, Grinnell College (IA)
Paul J. LeBlanc, President, Southern New Hampshire University
Linda A. Livingstone, President, Baylor University (TX)
Elaine P. Maimon, President, Governors State University (IL)
Eloy Ortiz Oakley, Chancellor, California Community Colleges
Scott Pulsipher, President, Western Governors University (UT)
Michael Rao, President, Virginia Commonwealth University​

Board Members by Designated Associations

​American Association of Community Colleges
Jackson N. Sasser, President, Santa Fe College (FL)
Term Ending March 2020

American Association of State Colleges and Universities
Deborah F. Stanley, President, State University of New York at Oswego
Term Ending March 2020

Association of American Colleges and Universities
Edward J. Ray, President, Oregon State University
Term Ending March 2021

Association of American Universities
Howard Gillman, Chancellor, University of California, Irvine
Term Ending March 2021

Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
Peter M. Donohue, President, Villanova University (PA)
Term Ending March 2020

Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
Mark C. Reed, President, St. Joseph’s University (PA)
Term Ending March 2021​

Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
James P. Clements, President, Clemson University (SC)
Term Ending March 2021

Council of Independent Colleges
Chris Kimball, President, California Lutheran University
Term Ending March 2022

Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
Shirley V. Hoogstra, President
Term Ending March 2022

National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
Vacant Position
Term Ending TBD

National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Roger N. Casey, President, McDaniel College (MD)
Term Ending March 2022

NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
Kevin Kruger, President
Term Ending March 2022

Washington Higher Education Secretariat Designated Representative
Kathleen Curry Santora, President, National Association of College and University Attorneys
Term Ending March 2020


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