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Higher Education:
Keeping pace with the world of disability, one blog-post at a time.

Hofstra presents VOICE Day — October 3, 2014

September 19, 2014

Imparato to head AUCD

August 26, 2013

College Students are among many who have reason to celebrate today.   Andy Imparato, a well-known national advocate for the rights of people with disabilities has been appointed Executive Director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD).  An expert on Disability, Imparato understands the Disability experience from multiple perspectives — legal, political,  economic and social.  His wealth of knowledge stems from a broad range of professional success as well as personal, real-life experience as a person with a disability.

According to Dr. Julie Fodor,  Chair of the Search Committee:

“Andy is an impressive leader with energy and vision. He comes to us with more than two decades of experience in disability policy and advocacy. He is a proponent of diversity at all levels and clearly understands the challenges and opportunities that lay before our network and the nation. Andy’s enthusiasm, knowledge, and abilities show promise to both support and enhance the work of the association and the network as we move forward.”

Read the full press release here.

Congratulations, Andy!