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 is a public research university, home to more than 7,000 students from 60 countries around the world. Founded in 1885, the University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science and technology, forestry, business and economics, health professions, humanities, mathematics, and social sciences. Our beautiful campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior.