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Raul Cadoza

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.

Rod Paige

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

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 administrators.

—Meghan Mullan

Vol. 19, Issue 11, Page 2

Published in Print: November 10, 1999, as People in the News

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