Press Release

AAC&U Announces New Members of the Editorial Advisory Board for Liberal Education Magazine

Washington, DC—The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) today announced new members of the editorial advisory board of its award-winning magazine, Liberal Education. The editorial advisory board provides advice and counsel, including suggesting potential authors and article topics, as the magazine is planned and produced.

Following are the new editorial advisory board members:

  • Marshall Anthony Jr., founder and principal, Sean Elliott Anthony & Associates
  • Lance K. L. Bennett, director of core curriculum assessment and decision support, The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Zachary del Rosario, assistant professor of engineering and applied statistics, Olin College of Engineering
  • Victoria C. Fontan, provost and vice president of academic affairs, American University of Afghanistan
  • Uttam Gaulee, professor of higher education administration and policy, Morgan State University
  • Elizabeth Sumida Huaman, professor, College of Education and Human Development and Emma Birkmaier Education Leadership Professorship, University of Minnesota
  • Samuel Martín-Barbero, president, Franklin University Switzerland
  • Divya McMillin, professor of global media studies and associate vice chancellor for innovation and global engagement, University of Washington Tacoma
  • Laurie Patton, president, Middlebury College
  • Michael Reder, director, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, Connecticut College
  • Donna Love Seagle, senior advisor for strategy and curriculum, Tennessee Board of Regents: The College System of Tennessee
  • Satra D. Taylor, director of higher education and workforce policy and advocacy, Young Invincibles, and doctoral candidate in higher education, University of Maryland, College Park University
  • Kesha Morant Williams, senior advisor for college diversity, equity, and belonging and professor of humanities and communication arts, Elizabethtown College
  • Jeremy C. Young, program director, Freedom to Learn, PEN America

“We are truly grateful to this extraordinary group of higher education leaders for their generous service on the advisory board,” said AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella. “Their ongoing advice and counsel will help ensure that Liberal Education continues to provide outstanding content for our members and the broader higher education community.”

Published quarterly, Liberal Education focuses on a wide range of topics integral to AAC&U’s work. Magazine articles highlight the voices of educators, faculty, administrators, and students from universities and colleges of all types and sizes, as well as policymakers and others involved in liberal learning and higher education. Stories provide thought leadership and hands-on advice on subjects related to teaching and learning, leadership, faculty innovation, diversity and inclusion, social justice, educating for democracy, and institutional change.

“We’re very much looking forward to working with our new editorial board,” said Christen Aragoni, editor-in-chief of Liberal Education. “The range of expertise and variety of higher education experiences among the group will enrich and broaden our coverage.”

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About AAC&U

The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) is a global membership organization dedicated to advancing the democratic purposes of higher education by promoting equity, innovation, and excellence in liberal education. Through our programs and events, publications and research, public advocacy, and campus-based projects, AAC&U serves as a catalyst and facilitator for innovations that improve educational quality and equity and that support the success of all students. In addition to accredited public and private, two-year, and four-year colleges and universities and state higher education systems and agencies throughout the United States, our membership includes degree-granting higher education institutions in more than twenty-five countries as well as other organizations and individuals. To learn more, visit