At its recent Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, the Board of Directors of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) named President of St. Mary’s College Dr. Tuajuanda C. Jordan among six new directors.
Dr. Jordan was appointed director along with the following college presidents: Marjorie Hass, Austin College; Carol A. Leary, Bay Path University; Laurie Leshin, Worcester Polytechnic Institution; Mary Papazian, San Jose State University; and Robert L. Pura, Greenfield Community College.
The AAC&U is the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education. Its members are committed to extending the advantage of a liberal education to all students, regardless of academic specialization or intended career. Founded in 1915, AAC&U now comprises nearly 1,400 member institutions – including accredited public and private colleges, community colleges, research universities, and comprehensive universities of every type and size.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland, designated the Maryland state honors college in 1992, is ranked one of the best public liberal arts schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Approximately 1,700 students attend the college, nestled on the St. Mary’s River in Southern Maryland.