Two African American Scholars Announce Their Impending Retirements


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Joyce E. Smith, CEO of the National Association for College Admission Counseling, has announced she will retire in summer 2020 after the successful appointment of a new CEO. She began her career with the NACAC in 1991 as associate executive director. She was named CEO in 1996, making her the first African-American woman to serve in the position. During her tenure, the NACAC has increased membership from approximately 6,000 members in the mid-1990s to more than 15,000 members today. Additionally, since 1996, the NACAC has increased its revenue from $5.2 million to over $17 million; grew its ass...