By Rachel Leven - 01/23/12 02:58 PM EST
“Under Steve’s leadership, APSCU will drive the conversation about our schools and the contribution they make to higher education in the United States.”
Gunderson, who served in Congress for 16 years beginning in 1981, has also worked in the Washington office of Greystone Group as managing director.
“Private-sector colleges and universities play a central role in ensuring men and women can receive the skills and training they need to excel in the job market, while also balancing work and caring for their families,” Gunderson said in a statement.
“I look forward to joining the academic leaders representing institutions that span our nation in the effort to prepare more Americans to excel and help move our country forward.”