Diane Hirshberg elected to the Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. Board of Directors; Audrey Taylor elected president of the ARCUS Board of Directors
by Michelle Saport |
In December 2017, Diane Hirshberg, ISER Professor of Education Policy and Advisor to the UAA Chancellor on Arctic Research and Education, was elected to a three year term on the Board of Directors for the Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS). She joins Audrey Taylor, Assistant Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, on the board. Dr. Taylor was elected to the position of Board President by the Board of Directors.
ARCUS has a mission of catalyzing strong and productive connections among U.S. and international Arctic researchers, educators, Indigenous knowledge holders, Arctic residents, and other stakeholders to promote exploration and understanding of the Arctic. Members include universities, research organizations and individuals engaged in Arctic research from across the globe. Learn more at arcus.org.