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UC’s Colegrove joins the Minger Foundation Board


Williamsburg, Ky. – It was recently announced by the Michael Minger Memorial Foundation that University of the Cumberlands (UC) Vice-President of Student Services Dr. Michael B. Colegrove was appointed to the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

In a release from the Minger Foundation the group says, “Dr. Colegrove will bring a great deal of experience through education, preparation and evaluation of programs, development, and leadership to the mission of the Foundation.

Dr. Colegrove’s appointment comes a month after Gail Minger, President of the Michael Minger Memorial Foundation, visited UC’s campus to talk about fire safety in dormitories with resident directors and assistants. Colegrove brings 30 years of experience in the military as a Retired Army Colonel to the Foundation. He has also been a school administrator for 39 years currently serving as Vice-President, Professor of Education, and Director of Leadership Studies at Cumberlands. Colegrove is also actively involved in the institutional accreditation process having served as member or chairman of more than 20 visiting committees for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

"I am honored to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Michael H. Minger Foundation. Gail Minger has been a great friend to the University of the Cumberlands and has assisted us in our efforts to provide a safe living and learning environment for our students. I look forward to working with the Foundation in pursuing its mission of creating safer college and university campuses nationwide."

Further information on the Michael Minger Memorial Foundation can be found at

Located in Williamsburg, Ky., University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; nine pre-professional programs; twelve graduate degrees, including two doctorate, two specialist and eight master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs. For more information visit