UR president is elected chairman ofAmerican Council on Education
University of Richmond President Ronald Crutcher was elected chairman of the board of directors for the American Council on Education, a coordinating body for colleges and universities. Michael Rao, president of Virginia Commonwealth University, was elected vice chair.
Crutcher, who is currently vice chairman, will assume the head position in March and serve for one year. He replaces Paul LeBlanc, president of Southern New Hampshire University. Crutcher previously announced he will retire from UR leadership in 2022.