TESU president named to 2018 IACE Hall of Fame

Merodie A. Hancock, president of Thomas Edison State University in Trenton, has been inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame.

The IACE Hall of Fame is a nonprofit organization which aims to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of adult and continuing education.

Hancock joins 12 other educators in the Class of 2018. This is the 23rd year the IACE Hall of Fame has run. The induction was held Nov. 10 at the New Orleans Marriott.

Hancock, the IACE Hall of Fame said, was selected because she has dedicated her career to serving as a advocate for adult and continuing education policy, funding, practice and assessment throughout the U.S. and abroad. Hancock has also served on the Department of Defense Taskforce on developing best practice standards for distance learning.

Other inductees for the 2018 induction ceremony were: Belinda P. Biscoe, Shauna Butterwick, Phillippe Carré, Simone C.O. Conceição, Patricia Davies,  Lilian H. Hill,  K. Peter Kuchink, Olivier Las Vergnas, Victor L. Lechtenberg, Lennox L. McLendon, Donald E. Moore Jr. and Pamela Tate.