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- Harris Miller President, Career College Association
- Goldie Blumenstyk Senior Writer and "Financial Affairs" Columnist, Chronicle of Higher Education
- Barmak Nassirian Associate Executive Director, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
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