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updated: 6/22/2020 12:23 PM

COD trustee named ICCTA secretary

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GLEN ELLYN -- College of DuPage Trustee Maureen Dunne was recently appointed secretary to the Illinois Community College Trustees Association for 2020-2021.

Dunne will begin her one-year term on July 1.

A COD graduate, Dunne obtained her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Chicago, a master's from the London School of Economics and a doctorate in cognitive sciences from Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar.

In addition to her academic accomplishments, Dunne co-founded, led and advised venture-backed technology companies. She also currently serves on the board of directors of the Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago, Access to Care (Auxiliary Board) and on the executive board of the Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation. She is a member of Rotary and a co-founder of a nonprofit initiative that sponsors coding boot camps.

Since 1970, the ICCTA has provided legislative advocacy and educational opportunities for the state's public community college boards.