In Memoriam: Ada Meloy, 1950-2014

Ada-MeloyAda Meloy, general counsel for the American Council on Education, was killed in an automobile accident on Thanksgiving morning near Perryville, Maryland. She was traveling to spend the holiday with relatives in Pennsylvania. Meloy was 64 years old.

Meloy joined the staff at the American Council on Education in 2007. Previously, she had a 28-year career in the Office of Legal Counsel at New York University.

Molly Corbett Broad, president of the American Council on Education issued a statement, which read in part: “There are no adequate words to describe the emotions that accompany this devastating news about our trusted colleague and dear friend. Ada has been a passionate and tireless advocate for students, faculty, presidents and chancellors, and the entire higher education community.”

Meloy was a graduate of Wellesley College in Massachusetts and the New York University School of Law.

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