SJU President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., Named to Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities Board of Directors

Thursday, June 29, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (July 1, 2017) — University President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., was appointed to the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) Board of Directors on July 1, 2017. Dr. Reed’s term ends in February, 2020.

The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities serves as the collective voice of Catholic institutions of higher education in the United States. ACCU aims to foster a vibrant Catholic identity at member institutions and supports cooperation among them for the greater good of society and the Church. The ACCU offers seminars, conferences and consultation, and produces publications and research for its 238 member institutions.

“I am proud and honored to serve the ACCU, and, in particular, to represent a Jesuit institution,” says Dr. Reed. “Catholic colleges and universities are prominent in the United States and educate nearly one million students. There is great potential for collaboration and much we can learn from one another.”

Dr. Reed will serve alongside representatives from 18 other Catholic colleges and universities.


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Founded in 1851 in the Jesuit tradition of academic excellence, Saint Joseph’s University is a top-ranked Catholic University that provides a rigorous, student-centered education. With a total enrollment of 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students, SJU offers a wide array of academic programs designed so that each graduate enters the world with a competitive resume and global perspective. This is achieved through intense academic study led by thought-leading faculty scholars, a comprehensive campus experience and robust study abroad, service-learning, internship and co-op programs. Upon graduation, nearly 100 percent of students are employed, pursuing advanced degrees or volunteering in prestigious service programs. A member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, SJU offers 20 Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports. SJU alumni — over 68,000 strong — provide a powerful network that spans the globe.

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