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Joann DiGennaro

Joann P. DiGennaro
Oakton, VA
Appointed:
July 1, 2010
Current Term Expires:
June 30, 2014

Joann P. DiGennaro

Joann P. DiGennaro is President of the Center for Excellence in Education (CEE), which she founded with Admiral H.G. Rickover in 1983. Ms. DiGennaro is responsible for administrating CEEs national and international programs, and for the funding of the organization. She has negotiated scientific and cultural exchanges between the Center and 51 nations.

Ms. DiGennaro was appointed by President George W. Bush to the U.S. Army War College Board of Trustees. She has served as Chairperson of that Board. Ms. DiGennaro also served on the Advisory Council (the Board) of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). She received the Public Service Medal in May 2008 for her contribution to NASAs mission. She is currently on the Board of Governors of the Coordinating Council for International Universities, on the Board of Trustees of Shimer College, and is a Research Affiliate at Harvard University. She serves on the Deans Advisory Board of the College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University and the U.S. National Defense Intelligence College. Ms. DiGennaro was named outstanding alumnus by Purdue University.

Ms. DiGennaro received her BS Degree from Purdue University and her MS from the University of Maryland. She read the law at Oxford University and received her Juris Doctorate from George Mason University. She is the author of Scholarships and Fellowships for Math and Science Students, and her most recent book Science Literacy: Essential for Decision Making, was published through Harvard Universitys Program for Information Policy Studies in January 2005.