People in the News
Raul Cardoza, the provost and vice president of National Hispanic University in San Jose, Calif., will become the executive director of the College Board's Western region, board President Gaston Caperton has announced. Mr. Cardoza, who has served as a leader at community colleges in California for the past 30 years, will succeed Richard Pesqueira, who retired earlier this year.
The Council of the Great City Schools, based in Washington, has honored
two top educators with the Richard R. Green Award for excellence in
urban education. Superintendent Rod Paige of the Houston
Independent School District and Judith Farmer, a member of the
Minneapolis board of education, were the recipients of the award. Mr.
Paige has received acclaim for his efforts to improve student
achievement. Ms. Farmer has served on the Minneapolis board for 20
years and is currently its chairwoman.
The National Council of Professors of Educational Administration has awarded John R. Hoyle, a professor of educational administration at Texas a&m University in College Station, the organization's first "Living Legend" Award for excellence in the field. Established in 1947, the ncpea is based in Memphis, Tenn.
Linda Wolfe, an education specialist for health services for the
Delaware Department of Education, has been tapped as the next
president-elect of the National Association of School Nurses. Ms.
Wolfe, a former school nurse with Delaware's Indian River school
district, will serve a two-year term in that post, followed by a second
two-year term as the association's president. Based in Scarborough,
Maine, the NASN is a 10,000-member association of school nurses and
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