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Jan. 22, 2009

Birmingham-Southern president to serve on national independent colleges committee

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College President G. David Pollick was recently appointed to serve on the Committee on Policy Analysis and Public Relations of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. He will serve a three-year term to run from 2009-2011.

This committee identifies current and future issues affecting independent higher education. It suggests priorities and strategies for research and public relations activities to enhance public understanding of and support for independent higher education.

The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, with nearly 1,000 member institutions nationwide, serves as the unified national voice of independent higher education. Since 1976, the association has represented private colleges and universities on policy issues with the federal government such as those affecting student aid, taxation, and government regulation.

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