NCLC welcomes Ernest Ezeugo
March 21, 2019
Story by Jordan Baker
The National Campus Leadership Council is excited to welcome Ernest Ezeugo as the new Policy Director, leading the organization’s policy advocacy efforts, analysis, and training.
In his new role, Ernest will foster the growth of NCLC’s new Policy Alliance initiative, a project that will build infrastructure to elevate student voice in federal advocacy, and develop an overall student policy platform for the organization.
Ernest is a former student body president at the University of Oklahoma. During his 2013-14 term, he helped marshal volunteers and university resources to assist in clean-up efforts following the severe weather events in Moore, Oklahoma during the summer of 2013. He also successfully petitioned for changes in the Board of Regents policy that helped introduce $1.5 million in additional scholarships.
Prior to NCLC, he was a Program Associate with the Education Policy program at New America. During his time with New America, he conducted original research, provided content expertise at conferences and in response to inquiries from Congressional officers and their staffers, and worked with colleagues to develop an engagement strategy that put New America’s work in the right hands. He also co-managed the Varying Degrees survey project, tracking the public opinion on higher education in America.
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