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Jones International University Names Dr. Milton Goldberg
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
DENVER, Colo., (August 24, 2011) — Jones International University® (JIU) today announced the appointment of Dr. Milton Goldberg as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Dr. Goldberg has over 30 years of experience in education and is a recognized leader, consultant and speaker on education policy, research and practice. As Chairman of the Board of Trustees, he will lead a group of distinguished members in advising and providing independent guidance to the university.
“Dr. Goldberg has a vast and stellar background across the entire spectrum of education,” said the University’s Chancellor, Glenn R. Jones. “He has been on our Board since 2003 and we have had the advantage of his profound insights over the years. We are indeed fortunate to have him as our Chairman.”
Dr. Goldberg has held several leadership positions within the education system and as an advisor on education policy. From 2002 to 2005, he served as a Distinguished Senior Fellow with the Education Commission of the States (ECS) where he advised the president of ECS on education policy and legislation. Prior to that position, Dr. Goldberg was the executive vice president of the National Alliance of Business, an organization of business leaders dedicated to the improvement of American education. During that time (1999 – 2000) he was also a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
From 1975 to 1995, Dr. Goldberg held various leadership positions in the U.S. Department of Education. In 1983 he was the executive director of the National Commission on Excellence in Education, which issued the landmark report, A Nation at Risk—a report generally credited with starting the nation-wide education reform movement. He then served as director of the Office of Research in 1989, where he was instrumental in the development of the national education goals for President George H. W. Bush’s education summit with the governors, and also served as executive director of the National Education Commission on Time and Learning which released the report, Prisoners of Time, exploring ways to improve student learning in and out of school.
Dr. Goldberg has served on the boards of the National Center for Adult Literacy at the University of Pennsylvania and the George Lucas Education Foundation. He is also a member of the boards of the Albert Shanker Institute and the National Center on Time and Learning. Most recently Dr. Goldberg worked with the Mott Foundation to promote links between schools and quality after-school programs.
Dr. Goldberg began his career as a teacher and administrator with the Philadelphia Public Schools. Additionally he taught in the education department at Temple University and was co-author of the state-accredited undergraduate and graduate education programs at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia. He received his B.A. and M.A. in English literature and his Doctorate in Education from Temple University.
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