For Immediate Release — Tuesday, May 16, 2006


Mary E. McCrank

Media Relations Officer

(585) 245-5516

SUNY Geneseo president elected vice chairman of national organization

GENESEO, N.Y. — State University of New York at Geneseo President Christopher C. Dahl has been appointed vice chairman of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).

Dahl will serve as vice chairman of AAC&U during the 2006-07 academic year. In 2007, he will serve as chairman of the board.

"I am honored to have been elected by my peers to serve this national organization committed to extending the advantages of a liberal education to all students," said Dahl. "I will work diligently to pursue the mission of the AAC&U."

The appointments and elections were made during the AAC&U's annual meeting in March in Washington, D.C.

AAC&U is the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality and public standing of undergraduate liberal education. Founded in 1915, the organization comprises more than 1,000 accredited public and private colleges and universities.