Chand recognized for service to community college association

Chand recognized for service to community college association
December 17, 2010

Phil Brozynski
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Chand Award 003Lisle, Illinois ~ Sunil Chand, Ph.D., director of Benedictine's doctoral program in igher Education and Organizational Change (Ed.D.H.E.O.C.), was recently presented the distinguished service award from the Central Division of the Community College Humanities Association (CCHA).

Chand played a key role in organizing the CCHA's Fall 2010 conference in Cleveland, connecting the leadership in Chicago with colleagues in Ohio.

"Amy kind of recognition was quite unexpected, and it is all the more moving and deeply appreciated," Chand said. "I have long supported CCHA, and feel privileged to have been remembered in this way."

Chand was named director of Benedictine's Ed.D.H.E.O.C. program on January 1, 2010.

Prior to coming to Benedictine, Chand served as president of College of DuPage from July 2003 through May 2008.

The Ed.D.H.E.O.C. program at Benedictine is intended for practicing professionals who seek to join the higher education community from other professions and opens the door to administrative advancement and teaching opportunities at the collegiate level.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Benedictine University is ranked as a Top School in the Midwest (11th in Illinois) for Master's Universities, 12th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and eighth in Illinois for Freshmen Retention for 2011 by U.S. News & World Report.