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Term Ending 2013

George R. Boggs

George R. Boggs, American Association of Community Colleges

George R. Boggs is the president and CEO emeritus of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). He earned his bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University, his master’s degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and his PhD in educational administration from the University of Texas at Austin. George went on to serve as a faculty member, division chair, and associate dean of instruction at Butte College in California and, for 15 years, functioned as the superintendent/president of Palomar College in California. He has conducted research on developmental writing courses looking at both effectiveness and student persistence. Boggs is the author of more than 60 articles and chapters in professional journals and books, with articles frequently appearing in Inside Higher Education, Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, Community College Times, and the Community College Journal. He has been professionally involved in higher education in a variety of capacities, including his tenure on the Boards of Directors of the California Association of Community Colleges, the Community College League of California, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and the American Association of Community Colleges. He also served as a member of the Committee on Undergraduate Science Education of the U.S. National Research Council, the Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), and several U.S. National Science Foundation panels and committees. Boggs has testified before both state legislative and U.S. Congressional committees on subjects related to higher education.

 

 

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