Dr. Brian McAulay elected president of ACC
Mar. 28, Dallas, TX– Dr. Brian
McAulay, president of Parker University, was recently elected as president of
the Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACC) by its board of directors.
McAulay will serve a two-year term as president of ACC, succeeding Dr. Richard
Brassard, president of Texas Chiropractic College.
have elected a new president of the ACC,” said Dr. Richard Brassard as he
announced Dr. McAulay's elevation to ACC President at the ACC-RAC meeting.
Executive Director David O'Bryon added, “Dr. McAulay's leadership in several
projects showcased his consensus building abilities that will serve him well
over the next two years as he leads the organization.”
comprised of accredited chiropractic education programs in North America and
affiliate member institutions worldwide. The association seeks to advance
chiropractic education, research, and service.
Dr. McAulay served as Vice President of ACC and was chair of the annual
scientific and educational conference, Association of Chiropractic Colleges
Research Agenda Conference (ACC-RAC). He also served as secretary/treasurer of
ACC in previous years.
plays an important role in looking out for the best interest of chiropractic
education as a whole,” said Dr. McAulay. “I’m honored to continue my
involvement with the association, and I look forward to building on our strong
fundamentals as we work together to advance the profession.”
years of experience in higher education and health care practice, Dr. McAulay
has served in a variety of positions for several institutions, including
faculty member, department chair, faculty senate president, dean, vice
president of academic affairs, provost, executive vice president, interim
president, and president. In addition, he was the first person in chiropractic
education to be awarded a coveted American Council on Education (ACE)
Fellowship and completed postgraduate work at the Institute for Educational
Management at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.
addition to his institutional leadership, he is a designated Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Site Team Committee Chair, regularly
leading accreditation teams in evaluating other colleges and universities. Dr.
McAulay also serves on the executive board of the American Council on Education
Council of Fellows.
McAulay holds a PhD in management from Temple University, a Doctor of
Chiropractic degree from Pennsylvania College, and a Bachelor of Commerce
degree from the University of Toronto.
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