2005.07.05 > For Immediate Release
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Nancy Belck Named to American Humanics Board
Omaha - University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Chancellor Nancy Belck has been named to the national board of directors of American Humanics Inc.
American Humanics is a national alliance of colleges, universities and nonprofits dedicated to educating, preparing and certifying professionals to strengthen and lead nonprofit organizations. It is affiliated with more than 70 colleges and universities nationwide, and partners with 18 national nonprofit organizations.
Belck will serve a three-year term and will be a member of the Academic Partnerships Committee. As a member of the board, she will oversee the operations of the American Humanics national alliance. She will serve alongside other university presidents, executives of national nonprofit organizations, and CEOs and CFOs of corporations. Professionals from these varied fields will offer their expertise and leadership to direct the organization and prepare the next generation of nonprofit leaders.
"Chancellor Belck will provide invaluable guidance to the organization," said Kala Stroup, president of American Humanics. "As a university leader who has dedicated her professional life to the academic world, she will assure that our campus affiliates are well-represented, that our programs remain strong and that our communities are better-served." Stroup also noted that Belck's participation is greatly valued as a leader among major metropolitan university presidents.
For more than 40 years, Belck has worked with universities and has served the nonprofit community as a member of numerous boards of directors. Before her arrival at UNO in 1997, she served as chancellor at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. She currently sits on a number of boards, including the Boy Scouts of America Mid America Council, the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce and the Urban League of Nebraska.
UNO offers the American Humanics certificate in nonprofit management. The American Humanics program at UNO works closely with a local community council made up of representatives from local nonprofit organizations, UNO and others in the community.
For more information about American Humanics at UNO, contact Paul Sather at (402) 554-2850 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about Belck's appointment, call (402) 554-2762.
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