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July 8, 2010
Contact: Timothy Willard
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Judy Miner Elected Board Member of the
Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Dr. Judy C. Miner, President of Foothill College, has been elected to the board of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), effective July 1, 2010. She was elected to a two-year term during CHEAís annual board meeting, held April 26-27, 2010 in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Miner assumed the presidency of Foothill College on July 1, 2007. Previously, she served De Anza College for more than eighteen years in positions including dean of matriculation services, instructor of history, acting dean of special education, dean of academic services, provost of arts, letters and social sciences, interim president and vice president of instruction. She has also held positions at the California Community Colleges Chancellorís Office and at City College of San Francisco.

Miner received her Bachelorís degree in History and French from Lone Mountain College, her Masterís degree in History from Lone Mountain College and her Ed.D. in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco.

The CHEA Board of Directors is composed of chief executive officers from degree-granting institutions, joined by other institutional representatives and public members. The board and executive committee meet three times each year.

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