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Vern Granger

KNOXVILLE — Vern Granger, undergraduate admissions director for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been named president-elect of the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling.

His nomination was approved by the membership on April 20.

Granger has been at UT since September 2009. Prior to that, he worked in admissions at North Carolina State University.

The Southern Association for College Admission Counseling is a nonprofit, professional association founded in 1966 as a chartered affiliate of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). The organization includes about 1,600 members from secondary schools, colleges and universities, and educational consulting firms in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and the Caribbean. Members work together to promote high professional standards in the college admission process by exchanging ideas, sharing common goals and preparing counselors to serve students in the transition from high school to college. Additionally, more than 250 non-voting associate members from 30 other states participate in the association.

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