TNCC President Appointed to ACE Commission on Advancement of Racial and Ethnic Equity

Published: February 11, 2008

Thomas Nelson Community College President Dr. Charles A. Taylor has been appointed to the American Council for Education’s (ACE) Commission on Advancement of Racial and Ethnic Equity. Dr. Taylor is among more than 30 college and university leaders from across the nation named to the commission. His term lasts through June 30, 2010. The commission advises the ACE on issues related to diversity in higher education while contributing to programs and activities coordinated by the Center for Advancement of Racial and Ethnic Equity (CAREE).

The commission also provides leadership in the following program goals:

  • Raising awareness of the importance of increasing diversity at all levels on college and university campuses;
  • Reviewing and discussing research studies and publications on issues of diversity;
  • Serving as presenters, conveners, and mentors in leadership and professional development programs, academic meetings, and policy forums and
  • Facilitating linkages among the academy, the K-12 community, and corporate and philanthropic partners to promote diversity.

Dr. Taylor became president of Thomas Nelson Community College in July 2004. The York County resident and his wife, Scheherazade, are the parents of four.

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