J. Noah Brown

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      J. Noah Brown
    • Member Type(s): Communications Professional
    • Title:President and CEO
    • Organization:Assn. of Community College Trustees
    • Area of Expertise:Education, Policy, Governance
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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: Education, Policy, Governance
      Summary of expertise:
      J. Noah Brown is the current president and chief executive officer of the Association of Community College Trustees. He is an expert on community colleges, higher education, policy, and governance.
      Blog/Web site: http://www.acct.org
      Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/CCTrustees
      Books/articles published:
      "First in the World: Community Colleges and America's Future" (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013)

      Editor-in-Chief, Trustee Quarterly magazine

      -2013 Bellwether Book Award
      -2012 Phi Theta Kappa Alliance for Educational Excellence Award
      -Honorary Associate of Arts, Atlantic Cape Community College

      Noah serves an ex officio member of the Board of Directors for the Council for Resource Development (CRD); and National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE). He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Association Mutual Health Insurance Company (AMHIC). Noah represents ACCT on the Washington Higher Education Secretariat and Committee for Education Funding. He is an appointed member on the Steering Committee for the United States - Denmark Partnership for Vocational Education, U.S. Department of Education. Noah also was appointed by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to a three-year term (through 2010) as Commissioner on the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, U.S. Department of State.

      Prior media experience:
      Regularly quoted in higher-education media (Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, etc.) and mainstream outlets (Washington Post, PARADE, USA Today, etc.). His commencement addresses have been quoted by Washington Post among other outlets.
      Parade Magazine
      Educational background:
      Noah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, and an Honorary Associate of Arts from Atlantic Cape Community College in New Jersey.
      Community Colleges
      Higher Education
      Higher Education Policy
      Aligning K-12 and Higher Ed
      Board Governance
      Policy Governance

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