February 26, 2008—
Les Cook, vice president for student affairs at Michigan Technological University, was recently voted vice president of Region IV-East of NASPA.
NASPA ( http://www.naspa.org/ ), the association for student affairs administrators in higher education, has over 11,000 members at 1,400 campuses worldwide. Its aim is to help ensure student success at its member institutions.
NASPA Region IV-East includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and Ontario.
As a regional vice president, Cook will sit on NASPA's board of directors. His three-year term will begin in March 2009.
Michigan Technological University (www.mtu.edu) is a leading public research university developing new technologies and preparing students to create the future for a prosperous and sustainable world. Michigan Tech offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering; forest resources; computing; technology; business; economics; natural, physical and environmental sciences; arts; humanities; and social sciences.