Suzanne Rivera, associate vice president for research, recently was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the National Council of University Research Administrators beginning Jan. 1, 2013.

Rivera, a member of the 7,000-member non-profit higher-education association since 2002, has served in a number of roles for NCURA, including a member of its annual meeting and preaward research administration conference program committees.

NCURA’s Executive Director Kathleen Larmett noted: “NCURA’s board is knowledge-based and strategic in its governance. Sue Rivera is a perfect addition to this body of innovators and I look forward to working with her.”