The University Record, July 1, 2002

Big Ten names Coleman to governing board

Incoming President Mary Sue Coleman has been named second vice chair of the Council of Presidents/Chancellors (COP/C) of the Big Ten Conference for the 2002–03 academic year.

Henry Bienen, president of Northwestern University, will chair the COP/C and Graham Spanier, Penn State University president, will serve as vice chair.

The three presidents also serve as the Executive/Compensation committee for the Big Ten conference.

Along with these university representatives, Big Ten Commissioner of Athletics James E. Delany is an officer of the COP/C, along with Associate Commissioner Carol A. Iwaoka, who serves as the council’s secretary, and Associate Commissioner Brad Traviolia, who is the council’s treasurer.