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The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) has named Shirley Ort, associate provost and director of scholarships and student aid at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and vice chair of the College Board’s Board of Trustees, a Most Valuable Professional. This honor is given to NASFAA members who stand out as exemplars in the financial aid community. Shirley has served on NASFAA’s Reimagining Aid Design and Delivery Task Force, National Conference Committee, and Graduate and Professionals Issues Committee.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera announced on April 28 that the College Board would be investing $1 million in the state’s AP® program. Combined with the $750,000 in state funding that Martinez secured during the 2013 legislative session, this investment will go toward AP teacher preparation and recruitment, training counselors on how to guide students toward AP, and developing parent resources in several languages.