Dr. Barbara Gellman-Danley
President of the Higher Learning Commission
Barbara Gellman-Danley assumed the presidency of the Higher Learning Commission on July 7, 2014.
Prior to joining the Commission, Dr. Gellman-Danley was the president of University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College from 2009-2014. She has also served as a vice chancellor at the Ohio Board of Regents, president at Antioch University McGregor, vice president at Monroe Community College, and vice chancellor at the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Her past involvement with the Commission includes serving as a peer reviewer for 10 years.
Dr. Gellman-Danley served on several boards and commissions in her career, including the Association of Governing Boards (AGB) Council of Presidents, the American Council on Education (ACE) Commission on Education and Attainment, the Council on Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) board and the ETS National Community College Council. As president at two institutions, she served on the boards of local Chambers of Commerce and economic development groups. Dr. Gellman-Danley consulted at over 30 institutions on strategic planning, the role of technology in higher education, distance learning and related topics.
Dr. Gellman-Danley holds a Bachelor of Science from Syracuse University, a Master of Library Science from Simmons College, a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University, and Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Oklahoma. She also did post-graduate work at New York University and earned continuing education from Cornell University, Harvard University and the University of Chicago.
Our Keynote Session will be presented on Friday, April 8. 2016. Don't miss Dr. Gellman-Danley's informative message. Register for the conference today!