New Commissioner Appointed to Council!

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mary Anne Ramirez to the ACICS Council, effective Jan. 1, 2013. Dr. Ramirez is Dean of Stratford University, Glenn Allen, VA. She has extensive experience with the quality assurance process involving national, regional and programmatic accreditors. An extended biography is provided below. We welcome Commissioner Ramirez to the Council.

Albert C. Gray, PhD
Executive Director/CEO

Mary Anne Ramirez
         Dr. Mary Anne Ramirez

Dr. Ramirez has served in her current role at Stratford since 2010, providing leadership for colleges offering business administration, information technology, health sciences and culinary arts. Simultaneously, she serves in an adjunct faculty role for Walden University and Excelsior University. She has extensive experience teaching and developing on-line curriculum for Western Governors University, and has developed interactive, multimedia middle-school science curriculum at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Ramirez earned her doctoral and master’s degrees in Education from the University of Massachusetts, and her baccalaureate degree in nursing from the Medical College of Virginia, VCU.