Angela Powers to serve on ASJMC executive committee

Angela Powers, director of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. (Christopher Gannon/Iowa State University)

Angela Powers, Greenlee School director and professor, has been elected to serve a three-year term on the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication (ASJMC) Executive Committee.

In this role, she will represent medium-sized journalism and mass communication programs. Her term begins at the August 2019 meeting held at the AEJMC Conference in Toronto.

ASJMC is a non-profit, educational association composed of some 190 programs at the college level, mostly in the United States and Canada. Founded in 1917, ASJMC promotes excellence in journalism and mass communication education and works to support the purposes of schools in order to achieve the following goals:

  • To foster, encourage and facilitate high standards and effective practices in the process and administration of education for journalism and mass communication in institutions of higher learning.

  • To cooperate with journalism and mass communication organizations in efforts to raise professional standards and promote a public understanding of the role of journalism and mass communication in a democratic society.

  • To support and participate in the accreditation process of journalism and mass communication units through the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).