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Szymurski Inducted as President of Association for Continuing Higher Education

Dr. Tish Szymurski
Dr. Tish Szymurski

Dr. Tish Szymurski, dean of continuing adult and professional studies at Neumann University, was recently inducted as president of the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) in Albuquerque, New Mexico in October.

Dr. Szymurski was elected as vice president of the association in 2008, and continued her role as president-elect. She is most recently a 2009 recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Award from Penn State for significant contributions to higher education and commitment to community, and a 2008 Ryland Fellowship with EDUCAUSE. Emphasizing service and effective relationships, she has initiated many collaborations and joint ventures with organizations to assist adult learners in achieving their professional development needs and educational interests.

Dr. Szymurski has experience in various aspects of adult and executive education at the University of Delaware, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and Drexel University. She is a graduate of Widener University, Penn State, and the University of Delaware in educational leadership: administration and policy.

Founded in 1939, ACHE is an institution-based organization of colleges, universities, and individuals dedicated to the promotion of lifelong learning and excellence in continuing higher education, serving the entire spectrum of continuing higher education in the United States and internationally. There are approximately 1500 individual members representing more than 400 different institutions and organizations and eight regions.



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