JACKSON, Tenn. – Jan. 26, 2007– Union University President David S. Dockery has been named chairman of the board for the Consortium for Global Education.
CGE is one of three higher education organizations of which Union University is a member. The other two are the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and the Association of International Baptist Colleges and Schools.
“The work of CGE brings together the expanding focus on global and international issues on Baptist college and university campuses in this country,” Dockery said. “Through the work of CGE, Baptist higher education can have a significant role in touching the world for Christ. I am honored and grateful to serve CGE at this time in this capacity.”
Dockery also serves as chairman of the board for the CCCU, a position he’s held for the past two years. His term as chairman of that board expires this year. His position as chairman of the CGE board is for the calendar year of 2007.
CGE was organized in 1987 to assist in the development of international education. More than 40 private U.S. universities and colleges are members of the consortium.