Arlington, VA (October 11, 2013)—Brandy Candler, assistant director of admission at Ivy Tech Community College in Terre Haute, IN, was elected coordinator of the Presidents Council and board director of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) at the organization’s 69th National Conference in Toronto. Nearly 5,000 admission counseling professionals gathered Sept. 19-21, 2013, for the group’s first international meeting to discuss counseling trends, research and programming and to elect new members to its 15-member board.
Candler has been a member of NACAC since 1998 and will serve a three-year presidential term for the Indiana Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC), one of NACAC’s 23 affiliates. She is a delegate to the NACAC Assembly and a member of the IACAC Professional Development Committee and IACAC Congress. As assistant admission director at Ivy Tech, she recruits students at 17 Indiana high schools and 5 high schools in Illinois, coordinating campus visits and events/competitions for local middle and high school students.
Candler formerly worked as an admission counselor at Indiana State University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in communications studies.
About NACAC: NACAC is an Arlington, VA-based education association of more than 13,000 secondary school counselors, independent counselors, college admission and financial aid officers, enrollment managers, and organizations that work with students as they make the transition from high school to postsecondary education. The association, founded in 1937, is committed to maintaining high standards that foster ethical and social responsibility among those involved in the transition process, as outlined in the NACAC Statement of Principles of Good Practice. More information about NACAC is available at http://www.nacacnet.org.
About Ivy Tech Community College: Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its communities. In addition, its courses and programs transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.