Board Chair of Bunker Hill Community College Recognized at National Trustees' Conference

Oct 28, 2010, 17:24 ET from Bunker Hill Community College

BOSTON,  Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jeanne-Marie Boylan, chair of the Bunker Hill Community College Board of Trustees, was presented with the 2010 Northeast Regional Trustee Leadership Award at the Annual Community College Leadership Congress of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), held in Toronto, October 20-23rd. The Leadership Award recognizes a trustee whose contributions have affected "the total college program in the community, state or nation."

ACCT is a non-profit educational organization representing more than 6,500 elected and appointed trustees who govern the 1,200 community, technical and junior colleges in the United States and beyond. Approximately 1,500 community college trustees, presidents, and other guests attended the ACCT Congress.

Chair Boylan serves on the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education. An expert on community college issues and governance, she has served as President of the Massachusetts Community College Trustees Association, and as Board member of the Association of Community College Trustees. She is currently a member of the Voluntary Framework of Accountability Steering Committee, a joint effort of the Association of Community College Trustees, the American Association of Community Colleges, and The College Board.


Colleen Roach

Executive Director of Communications & Marketing

Bunker Hill Community College

250 New Rutherford Avenue

Boston, MA 02129

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Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts. The College enrolls more than 12, 000 students on two campuses and at four satellite locations. BHCC is one of the most diverse institutions of higher education in Massachusetts. Six in ten students are people of color and more than half of BHCC's students are women. The College also enrolls more than 700 international students who come from more than 90 countries and speak 75 different languages.

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