News PRESIDENT OF MARLBORO COLLEGE JOINS CIC BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Marlboro, VT - (February 19, 2010) - Ellen McCulloch-Lovell, president of Marlboro College, has been elected to the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Board of Directors. President McCulloch-Lovell will serve three-year term from January 2010 to January 2013.
The elections were held during the winter meeting of the Board of Directors at CIC's 2010 Presidents Institute in Marco Island, Florida on January 4.
Among the responsibilities of the CIC Directors are providing fiduciary oversight for the allocation of CIC's assets and approving operating budgets; participating in the development and approval of long-range plans; and advising on the direction of the association's programs and services.
"The Council is pleased to have Ellen as a Board member," said CIC President Richard Ekman. "CIC continues to implement many exciting new programs, projects, and services, and needs a strong Board of Directors to oversee their planning and execution. I am certain that Ellen will serve the Council admirably, and look forward to working with her."
"The CIC offers tremendous support and leadership for independent colleges like Marlboro," said McCulloch-Lovell. "I will learn from my fellow board members, as I serve the CIC in its mission to advance excellence in higher education."
For more than 60 years, Marlboro College has offered undergraduate education in the liberal arts. Its 330 undergraduate students enjoy an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, a voice in governing the community and individualized courses of study on a 300-acre campus in the hills of southern Vermont. Marlboro College has also offered graduate degrees and certificate programs for working adults at the Marlboro College Graduate School, located in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont, since 1997.