York College President Marcia V. Keizs Joins American Council on Education’s Commission on Effective Leadership

Monday, April 7, 2008

York College President, Dr. Marcia V. Keizs, was recently invited to join the board of the American Council on Education’s Commission on Effective Leadership (ACE). The Commission provides guidance for the ongoing development of the Center for Effective Leadership’s programs and directs new initiatives to foster institutional effectiveness.

It also serves as a forum for member presidents to explore issues and share insights and personal experiences in leadership, leadership development and institutional effectiveness as they advise ACE about its programs and direction.

“I am honored to accept ACE’s invitation,” said Keizs who has also served on the Governor’s Commission on Higher Education. “The work they do is very important to institutions such as York College and I look forward to collaborating with leaders from the various sectors of higher education.”

ACE Commissions provide important leadership and guidance to the Council on the higher education community in the areas of access, success, equity and diversity, institutional effectiveness, lifelong learning and internationalization.

York College, a senior college of The City University of New York (CUNY), offers baccalaureate degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, accounting and business, communications technology, computer science, social work, teacher education, various health professions and aviation management. York College is the only CUNY senior college offering majors in gerontology, biotechnology, information systems management and a BS/MS degree in occupational therapy. For more information: http://www.york.cuny.edu