Eugene L. Anderson to lead access office at APLU

Eugene L. Anderson has been named vice president for the Office of Access and Success for the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU).

He will be involved with the Council of 1890 Universities and the Commission on Access, Diversity, and Excellence, and also support other APLU initiatives focused on increasing degree completion for minorities.

In his new role, Anderson will continue the mission of advancing historically black colleges and universities and Hispanic-serving institutions.

For the past eight years he has been chief policy officer and managing vice president of the American Dental Education Association, working on initiatives to ensure that institutions are accessible and responsive to minorities, and leading the association’s research, government relations and diversity offices.

Anderson succeeds interim vice president RoSusan D. Bartee, who returns to the University of Mississippi.

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