Hickox Assumes Presidency of Association for Continuing Higher Education

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Dr. Charles Hickox, dean of Continuing Education and Outreach at Eastern Kentucky University, is the new president of the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE).

He had previously served one-year terms as vice president and president-elect of the association after serving three years on its board of directors.

Hickox joined EKU in 2008 after serving in a similar capacity at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, was a member of the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2009, and served as a delegate to the Coalition of Lifelong Learning Organizations, representing the Kentucky Association for Continuing Higher Education.

Hickox earned a bachelor’s degree in English from North Texas State University, master’s degrees in library and information science and adult/continuing education from East Texas State University and his Ph.D. degree in adult/continuing education from Texas A & M at Commerce (formerly ETSU).

ACHE has members throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico. Approximately 1,500 individual members represent more than 400 different institutions and organizations.

Published on October 19, 2011