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Maricopa college leader appointed to DHS panel

The chancellor of Maricopa Community Colleges has been appointed to a panel of college presidents and other academic leaders who will advise the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on security, preparedness and academic research.

The appointment of Chancellor Rufus Glasper to the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council was made by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.

Napolitano says the expertise of the panel will be an asset to her agency.

The panel will hold its first meeting on March 20 in Washington.

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