NAICU Secretariat

The Secretariat is composed of executives of national, regional, and other special-purpose associations of independent colleges and universities.
 

Officers

  • Chair:  Robin Taffler (Work Colleges Consortium)
  • Vice Chair: Ralph E. Enlow, Jr. (Association for Biblical Higher Education)


American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges & Universities

Mr. Steven M. Sandberg  
Executive Director 
c/o Brigham Young University 
A-350 ASB 
Provo, UT 84602-7070 
(801) 422-2235 
Fax: (801) 422-2065 
steve_sandberg@byu.edu 



Appalachian College Association

Web Site: www.acaweb.org 
 
Dr. Tom Rogers  
President 
210 Center Street 
Berea, KY 40403 
(859) 986-4584 
Fax: (859) 986-9549 
tomr@acaweb.org 



Associated Colleges of the Midwest

Web Site: www.acm.edu 
 
Dr. Christopher Welna  
President 
205 W. Wacker Dr. Suite 220 
Chicago, IL 60606-1282 
(312) 263-5000 
Fax: (312) 263-5879 
cwelna@acm.edu 



Associated Colleges of the South

Web Site: www.colleges.org 
 
Dr. R. Owen Williams  
President 
1975 Century Blvd. N.E. Suite 10 
Atlanta, GA 30345-3316 
(404) 636-9533 
Fax: (404) 636-9558 
rowilliams@colleges.org 



Association for Biblical Higher Education

Web Site: www.abhe.org 
 
Dr. Ralph Enlow  
Executive Director 
5850 T.G. Lee Blvd. 
Suite 130 
Orlando, FL 32822-1781 
(407) 207-0808 
Fax: (407) 207-0840 
renlow@abhe.org 



Association of Advanced Rabbinical & Talmudic Schools

Mr. Keith  Sharfman  
Director 
11 Broadway Suite 405 
New York, NY 10004 
(212) 363-1991 
Fax: (212) 533-5335 
k.sharfman.aarts@gmail.com 



Association of Adventist Colleges and Universities

Web Site: www.nadeducation.adventist.org 
 
Dr. Gordon Bietz  
Executive Director & President, Southern Adventist University 
P.O. Box 270 
Collegedale, TN 37315 
(423) 238-2111 
Fax: (423) 238-0001 
bietz@southern.edu 



Association of Benedictine Colleges and Universities

Web Site: www.osb.org/abcu 
 
Ms. Jeannine L. Saabye  
Executive Director 
Association of Benedictine Colleges and Universities c/o University of Mary 
7500 University Drive 
Bismarck, ND 58504 
(701) 355-8184 
jlsaabye@umary.edu 



Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities

Web Site: www.accunet.org 
 
Mr. Michael Galligan-Stierle  
President and Executive Director 
1 Dupont Circle Suite 650 
Washington, DC 20036 
(202) 457-0650 
Fax: (202) 728-0977 
mgs@accunet.org 



Association of Chiropractic Colleges

Web Site: www.chirocolleges.org 
 
Mr. David S. O'Bryon  
Executive Director 
4424 Montgomery Ave. Suite 102 
Bethesda, MD 20814 
(301) 652-5066 
Fax: (301) 913-9146 
obryonco@aol.com 



Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design

Web Site: www.aicad.org 
 
Ms. Deborah Obalil  
Executive Director 
3957 22nd Street 
San Francisco, CA 94114-3205 
(415) 642-8595 
Fax: (415) 642-8590 
director@aicad.org 



Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities

Web Site: www.ajcunet.edu 
 
Rev. Michael Sheeren S.J. 
President 
1 Dupont Circle Suite 405 
Washington, DC 20036-1136 
(202) 862-9893 
Fax: (202) 862-8523 
msheeran@ajcunet.edu 



Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities

Web Site: www.presbyteriancolleges.org 
 
Mr. Jeff Arnold  
Executive Director 
c/o Agnes Scott College, Box 1102 
141 E College Ave 
Decatur, GA 30030 
(470) 443-1948 
Jeff_Arnold@bellsouth.net 



Association of Reformed Colleges and Universities

Web Site: www.ReformedColleges.org 
 
Dr. Carl E. Zylstra  
Executive Director 
320 West Devitt Drive 
Sioux Falls, SD 57108 
zylstra@reformedcolleges.org 



Association of Theological Schools in the U.S. and Canada

Web Site: www.ats.edu 
 
Dr. Daniel O. Aleshire  
Executive Director 
10 Summit Park Dr. 
Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1103 
(412) 788-6505 
Fax: (412) 788-6510 
aleshire@ats.edu 



Conference for Mercy Higher Education

Web Site: www.mercyhighered.org 
 
Dr. Moya Dittmeier  
Executive Director 
8380 Colesville Road, Suite 300 
Silver Spring, MD 20910 
(301)587-0423 
Fax: (301)587-0533 
mkdittmeier@gmail.com 



Consortium on Financing Higher Education

Web Site: www.cofhe.org 
 
Dr. Kristine E. Dillon  
President 
238 Main Street, Suite 402 
Cambridge, MA 02142 
(617) 253-5030 
Fax: (617) 258-8280 
kedillon@mit.edu 



Council for Christian Colleges & Universities

Web Site: www.cccu.org 
 
Mrs. Shirley Hoogstra  
President 
321 8th St. N.E. 
Washington, DC 20002-6158 
(202) 546-8713 
Fax: (202) 546-8913 
shoogstra@cccu.org 



Council of Independent Colleges

Web Site: www.cic.edu 
 
Dr. Richard Ekman  
President 
1 Dupont Circle Suite 320 
Washington, DC 20036-1110 
(202) 466-7230 
Fax: (202) 466-7238 
rekman@cic.nche.edu 



Great Lakes Colleges Association

Web Site: www.glca.org 
 
Dr. Richard A. Detweiler  
President 
535 W. William Suite 301 
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4943 
(734) 661-2350 
Fax: (734) 661-2349 
detweiler@glca.org 



International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities

Web Site: www.baptistschools.org 
 
Dr. Samuel "Dub" Oliver  
President 
1050 Union University Drive 
c/o Union University 
Jackson, TN 28305 
(731) 661-5180 
doliver@uu.edu 
Formerly the Association of Southern Baptist Colleges and Schools. 



International Board of Education - Church of the Nazarene

Web Site: www.nazarene.org 
 
Dr. Dan Copp  
Education Commissioner 
International Board of Education, Global Ministry Center 
1700 Prairie Star Parkway 
Lenexa, KS 66220 
(913) 577-0530 
Fax: (913) 577-0858 
dcopp@nazarene.org 



Lutheran Educational Conference of North America

Web Site: www.lutherancolleges.org 
 
(Currently Unrepresented)  
Vacant 
2601 South Minnesota Avenue, Suite 105 
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-4750 
(605) 271-9894 
Fax: (605) 271-9895 



Mennonite Education Agency

Web Site: www.mennoniteusa.org/agency_mea.html 
 
Dr. Carlos Romero  
Executive Director 
3145 Benham Avenue, Suite 2 
Elkhart, IN 46517-1970 
(574) 642-3164 
Fax: (574) 642-4863 
carlosr@mea.mennonite.net 



National Association of Schools and Colleges of the United Methodist Church

Web Site: www.gbhem.org/highed.html 
 
Dr. Ken Yamada  
Associate General Secretary, Division of Higher Education 
Division of Higher Education 
P.O. Box 340007 
Nashville, TN 37203-0007 
(615) 340-7406 
Fax: (615) 340-7379 
kyamada@abhem.org 



The New American Colleges and Universities

Web Site: www.newamericancolleges.org 
 
Dr. Nancy Hensel  
President 
2731 Locksley Place 
Los Angeles, CA 90039 
(323) 913-9243 
Fax: None 
nhensel@newamericancolleges.org 
Consortium of 19 private colleges and universities with features of both research universities and small liberal arts colleges. 



UNCF

Web Site: www.uncf.org 
 
Dr. Michael A. Lomax  
President and CEO 
1805 7th Street, NW 
Washington, DC 20001 
(202) 810-0220 
Fax: (202) 234-0222 
president1@uncf.org 



Women's College Coalition

Web Site: www.womenscolleges.org 
 
Ms. Michele Ozumba  
Interim President 
P.O. Box 3983 
Decatur, GA 30031 
(770) 648-5226 
michele.ozumba@womenscolleges.org 



Work Colleges Consortium

Web Site: www.workcolleges.org 
 
Ms. Robin Taffler  
Executive Director 
CPO 2163 
Berea College 
Berea, KY 40404 
(859) 985-3150 
Fax: (859) 985-3989 
robin_taffler@berea.edu 



Yes We Must Coalition

Dr. Gloria Nemerowicz  
President 
5 Coltsway 
Wayland, MA 01778 
(508) 358-7704 
glorianemerowicz@yeswemustcoalition.org 
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