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UI's Hirst is next president of national independent study group
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Kristin Hirst, course developer at the University of Iowa
Division of Continuing Education, will become the president of the American
Association for Collegiate Independent Study when the group holds its national
convention in November.
Hirst, who also teaches in Continuing Education's Center for Credit Programs,
is currently president-elect of the organization.
The American Association for Collegiate Independent Study was founded in
1993 as an organization devoted to the professional development of administrators,
staff, faculty and others in the field of college-level independent study.
Currently, Hirst is the chair of the committee in charge of programming for
the annual conference, which will be held in Athens, Ga.
As president, Hirst will preside over the administration of the 400-member