To help reinforce its commitment to increasing access and success in postsecondary education, the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) recently selected five new members to join the organization's board of directors: Lande Ajose, executive director of California Competes; Daren Briscoe, a senior vice president at GMMB; Stella M. Flores, an associate professor at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University; Ericka Miller, chief of membership, governance, and higher education at the College Board; and Cheryl A. Oldham, vice president of education policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and vice president of the education and workforce program at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
All five appointees are exceptional higher education leaders who bring a deep understanding of college access and success issues, both of which are core to IHEP's mission and vision. For detailed bios of the new board members, please visit http://www.ihep.org/about-ihep/who-we-are/board-directors.
IHEP also is pleased to announce newly elected board officers for 2016. They are Michele Siqueiros, chair; Neil Horikoshi, vice-chair; and Rob Anderson, secretary.
- Siqueiros is president of The Campaign for College Opportunity.
- Horikoshi is president and executive director of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund.
- Anderson is vice chancellor for academic affairs and policy for the University System of Georgia.
"The future of IHEP is even brighter with the addition of these new board members and officers, who will bring both their experience and insight to our organization," said IHEP President Michelle Asha Cooper, Ph.D. "I am thrilled to welcome such top-notch thought leaders and look forward to reaping the benefits of their knowledge and leadership."
The IHEP Board of Directors was established to manage fiduciary responsibilities and establish policies that help to further the organization's growing research portfolio and programmatic initiatives. The team consists of committed individuals who care deeply about IHEP's mission of increasing access and success in postsecondary education.
For more information about the IHEP Board of Directors, visit the organization's website at www.ihep.org.