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CIAA Board of Directors Elects New Executive Committee Officers for 2013-2015 Term


CIAA Board of Directors Elects New Executive Committee Officers for 2013-2015 Term

HAMPTON, Va. – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s (CIAA) board of directors has elected new officers to serve on its executive committee. Elected from within the board of directors, the new officers will serve a two-year term, effective immediately and ending at the conclusion of its annual Spring meeting in 2015.

New Executive Committee Officers for the 2013-2015 term are:

Chair: Dr. Claude G. Perkins, president – Virginia Union University
Vice-Chair: Dr. Keith T. Miller, president – Virginia State University
Secretary: Dr. M. Christopher White, president – Chowan University

“We are very fortunate to have a tremendous breadth of talent and leadership among our board members,” said Jacqie Carpenter, commissioner of the CIAA. “But perhaps more importantly, we have fantastic individuals who share our commitment to developing supportive and challenging academic environments and who understand the value of athletics and the welfare of the student-athlete.”

Dr. Perkins will serve as chair of the executive committee and is currently president of Virginia Union University in Richmond, Va. Dr. Miller, president of Virginia State University in Chesterfield County, will serve as the committee’s vice-chair. Dr. White, president of Chowan University in Murfreesboro, N.C., will serve as secretary.

The executive committee leads the CIAA board of directors, which governs the CIAA and is comprised of the 12 presidents and chancellors of its member institutions.

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