College President Elected to Rural Alliance Board

College President Elected to Rural Alliance Board

October 12, 2021 |

East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer recently was elected board secretary of the Rural Community College Alliance (RCCA) Board of Directors.

Bauer has been serving on the national board since September 2020. The RCCA officer’s include chair, chair-elect, secretary and treasurer.

The RCCA assists member institutions that serve the 89.3 million people who live in rural America.

The RCCA board of directors is comprised of presidents and administrators of rural colleges and organizations across the United States.

The Alliance promotes a more economically, culturally and civically vibrant rural America through advocacy, convening and leveraging resources. The RCCA also serves as a “clearinghouse for innovative practice, policy and research.”

The RCCA strives for increased state support and federal impact aid for community and tribal colleges, and aids member institutions in locating new funding sources.