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Gerry House will chair the Educational Testing Service's board of trustees over the next year.

Gerry House

Ms. House, 54, who began her one-year term last month, will continue to serve as the president and chief executive officer of the Institute for Student Achievement. The nonprofit institute, based in Lake Success, N.Y., oversees 24 programs for improving the quality of public education.

Based in Princeton, N.J., the ETS provides testing services for educational institutions in more than 180 countries and administers more than 11 million tests annually, including the SAT.


Patricia E. Vance

Patricia E. Vance has been appointed the executive vice president and general manager of admission services for the Princeton Review.

Most recently, Ms. Vance, 45, served as the president and chief executive officer of Halftheplanet.com, a Web site for people with disabilities. She previously worked for ABC Inc. and the Walt Disney Co.

The New York City-based Princeton Review provides test-preparation services for precollegiate and college students, online college-application information, and advice about colleges.


Richard W. Clark

The National Network for Educational Renewal's governing council has elected Richard W. Clark to a one-year term as the organization's executive director.

Mr. Clark, 65, is a senior associate for the Institute for Educational Inquiry and the Center for Educational Renewal at the University of Washington in Seattle. He will continue working for the two nonprofit groups while overseeing the network, which is also based in Seattle.

The network promotes the teaching of democratic values in K-12 schools as well as colleges and universities.

—Marianne Hurst


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