Linfield College president Miles K. Davis was elected to the board of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the organization announced February 5th.
Davis was among several new additions to the NAICU board, whose members set the association’s agenda on federal higher education policy, oversee the organization’s financial administration as well as encourage support for the NAICU’s priorities and initiatives.
As the representative of Region VIII, which covers institutions in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming, Davis’ three-year term will end February 2022.
With more than 1,000 colleges, universities and associations as members, NAICU serves as the unified national voice of independent higher education and reflects the diversity of private, nonprofit higher education in the U.S. Member institutions include major research universities, church-related colleges, historically black colleges, art and design colleges, traditional liberal arts and science institutions, women’s colleges, two-year colleges, and schools of law, medicine, engineering, business and other professions.