June 21, 2022

454: The Board - with Jee Hang Lee, President & CEO of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT)

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In this episode, YOUR guest is Jee Hang Lee, President & CEO of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), YOUR guest cohost is Dr. Bill Pepicello, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is Unmudl!

How have community college boards of trustees evolved over the last 2 plus years & what are some of the things they are worrying about now? Listen in to #EdUp!

ACCT is a non-profit educational organization of governing boards, representing more than 6,500 elected and appointed trustees who govern over 1,200 community, technical, & junior colleges in the United States & beyond.

These community professionals, business officials, public policy leaders, & leading citizens offer their time and talent to serve on the governing boards of this century's most innovative higher education institutions-community, junior, & technical colleges-and make decisions that affect more than 1,200 colleges & over 11 million students annually.

Jee Hang Lee became President & CEO of ACCT in 2021. Jee Hang provides national leadership to the over 500 governing boards who oversee the majority of community colleges throughout the United States & internationally. His deep personal passion for education equity & access led him to ACCT in 2006.

Prior to becoming President & CEO, Jee Hang served ACCT for over 15 years in the capacities of senior vice president, vice president for public policy & director of public policy. He has led the association’s public policy & advocacy efforts, including the Community College National Legislative Summit & legislative and regulatory issues such as appropriations, student financial aid, tax policy, and higher education policy, since he first joined the association. He also oversaw ACCT’s membership, events & communications divisions for many years.

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