To National Advisory
Afamiliar face at the American As- sociation of Community Colleges
(AACC) will lend his expertise on key
educational issues in a new national
advisory role. AACC President and
security secretary Janet
the homeland security
Academic Advisory Council.
“Dr. Bumphus’ extensive experi-
ence and expertise will make him a
valuable asset to the Council,” said
Napolitano. “I look forward to working
with him on these critical issues.”
The council is made up of notewor-
thy college and university presidents
and academic leaders who advise the
secretary and the department’s senior
leaders on key academic issues,
including student and recent graduate
recruitment; international students;
academic research; campus and
community resiliency, security, and
preparedness; and faculty exchanges.
Bumphus—who attended the
group’s inaugural meeting in March—
bolsters the advisory committee’s
repertoire with more than 40 years of
leadership experience in two-year college and four-year university settings.
Other community college representatives on the panel include Dr. Rufus
Glasper, chancellor of the Maricopa
Community Colleges in Tempe, Ariz.,
and Dr. Gail O. Mellow, president of
LaGuardia Community College in Long
Island City, New York.
If you can attend only one conference this year, make it ...
July 23–26, 2012
Denver Marriott Tech Center, Colorado
Educating America’s Technical Workforce
HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological
education where secondary and postsecondary
educators, counselors, industry professionals,
trade organizations, and technicians can
update their knowledge and skills.
Sponsored by the
Foundation and a
consortium of NSF