Mary Baldwin Professor To Lead International Education Organization

November 16, 2004

PICTURE DESCRIPTIONDr. Pamela Richardson Murray, professor of education in Mary Baldwin University’s Baldwin Online and Adult Programs, recently took office as president of the Association for Continuing Higher Education. Her one-year term will involve organizing nearly 2,000 members in 48 states and 10 foreign countries.

Murray joined the Mary Baldwin faculty as an assistant professor at the college’s regional center in Roanoke in 1985. She later served as the regional coordinator at the Roanoke center. Before coming to Mary Baldwin, Murray worked as a middle school teacher, director of continuing education services at Roanoke College, and assistant to the dean at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education. She earned her B.A. from the University of Illinois, her M.A. from Boston State College, and her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.

ACHE is dedicated to promoting lifelong learning and excellence in continuing higher education. Founded in 1939 as the Association of University Evening Colleges, it has evolved into an international organization of 1,944 individual members representing over 699 different institutions and organizations.