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Austin College President Marjorie Hass Named Chair of NAICU Board

14 Campus Presidents and Other Leaders Also Join Association’s Board
February 3, 2016

Marjorie Hass, Ph.D., president of Austin College in Sherman, TX, has been appointed chair of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). Hass leads a list of four new board officers and 14 new board members who assumed their responsibilities today at the close of the 2016 NAICU Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Heritage University President John E. Bassett, Ph.D., Presented with 30th Annual Henry Paley Memorial Award

February 2, 2016

John E. Bassett, Ph.D., president of Heritage University in Toppenish, WA, is the recipient of the 30th Annual Henry Paley Memorial Award presented during the 2016 Annual Meeting of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU).

25 Organizations to Sponsor 2016 Annual Meeting

NAICU News
January 26, 2016

Nearly 400 leaders of the nation’s private, nonprofit colleges and universities will gather this weekend in Washington, DC for the 2016 NAICU Annual Meeting.  Set for January 31 to February 3, 2016, the meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.  Register today!

23 Organizations to Sponsor 2016 NAICU Annual Meeting

NAICU News
January 4, 2016

The leadership of the nation’s private, nonprofit colleges and universities will gather in Washington, DC for the 2016 NAICU Annual Meeting in less than one month.  Set for January 31 to February 3, 2016, the meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.  Register today!

NAICU Statement on Gallup-Purdue Index 2015 Report

September 30, 2015

Seven out of 10 alumni from America’s private colleges and universities “agree” or “strongly agree” that their education was worth the cost, according to the latest report from the Gallup-Purdue Index Report.  Seventy-four percent of private college alumni responded that their education was valuable; more than 30,000 public and private college alumni were surveyed.

John M. McCardell, Jr., of The University of the South in Sewanee, TN, Named Chair of NAICU Board

February 4, 2015

John M. McCardell, Jr., vice chancellor and president of Sewanee: The University of the South, has been appointed chair of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU).  McCardell leads a list of four new board officers and 14 new board members who assumed their responsibilities today, February 4, 2015, at the close of the 2015 NAICU Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. 

NAICU Presents 29th Annual Henry Paley Memorial Award to St. John’s College (MD) President Christopher B. Nelson

February 4, 2015

The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) presented the 29th Annual Henry Paley Memorial Award to Christopher B. Nelson, president of St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD, for his tireless work on behalf of the liberal arts and private higher education, and for setting an example for all who would seek to advance educational opportunity in the United States.  The award was presented today during NAICU’s 2015 Annual Meeting currently underway at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.

Statement from David L. Warren Regarding the RADD Report on Student Unit Record Data

NAICU News Release
March 11, 2014

Support for student privacy is a policy position that the NAICU membership has taken throughout our existence, encompassing support of the Family Educational Rights and Responsibility Act (FERPA)—as well as opposition to the collection of student unit record data. Protection of student privacy was one of the six principles that guided our policy development on the Higher Education Act reauthorization work that began in 2002. So, it is certainly true that the NAICU membership supported a ban on the establishment of a student unit record data system and continues to do so.

Shenandoah University President Tracy Fitzsimmons, Ph.D. Appointed Chair of NAICU Board

News Release
February 6, 2014

Shenandoah University (Winchester, VA) President Tracy Fitzsimmons, Ph.D., has been appointed chair of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU).  Fitzsimmons leads a list of four new board officers and 15 new board directors who assumed their responsibilities on February 5, 2014 at the close of the NAICU 2014 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

 

NAICU Presents U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) with the 2014 Award for Advocacy of Independent Higher Education

News Release
February 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) received the 2014 Award for Advocacy of Independent Higher Education today from the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). 

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