Irvin King Jordan

Former President at Gallaudet University

Irvin King Jordan

Irvin King Jordan

Former President at Gallaudet University

Overview
Career Highlights

Gallaudet University

RelSci Relationships

508

Primary Location

West River, MD

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

06/16/1943 - Philadelphia, PA, United States

Age

75

Number of Awards

2

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President at ECMC Foundation

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Secretary/General Counsel at Educational Credit Management Corporation

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Member, Board of Directors at ECMC Foundation

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Former Chief Executive Officer & President at ECMC Group, Inc.

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Everett Fraser Professor of Law at University of Minnesota - Law School

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Managing Director at Dolomite Group LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Loan America Financial Corp.

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Shareholder at Modrall Sperling

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President at Valentine Associates LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at ECMC Group, Inc.

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Irvin King Jordan
Former President at Gallaudet University
Education
PhD in Psychology
Class of 1973

The University of Tennessee (also referred to as the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, UT Knoxville, UT, or UTK) is a public sun-grant and land-grant university headquartered at Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Founded in 1794, two years before Tennessee entered the Union as the 16th state, it is the flagship institution of the statewide University of Tennessee system with nine undergraduate colleges and eleven graduate colleges and hosts almost 28,000 students from all 50 states and more than 100 foreign countries.

BA in Psychology
Class of 1970

Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private university for the education of the Deaf and hard of hearing located in Washington, D.C., on a 99 acres (0.40 km2) campus. Founded in 1864, Gallaudet University was originally a grammar school for both deaf and blind children. It was the first school for the advanced education of the deaf and hard of hearing in the world and remains the only higher education institution in which all programs and services are specifically designed to accommodate deaf and hard of hearing students. Hearing students are admitted to the graduate school and a small number are also admitted as undergraduates each year. The university was named after Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, a notable figure in the advancement of deaf education, who himself was not deaf.

Memberships
Co-Founder
Current

Primary Exempt Purpose: The American Association of People with Disabilities works to improve the lives of people with disabilities by acting as a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities.

Career History
President
Prior

Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private university for the education of the Deaf and hard of hearing located in Washington, D.C., on a 99 acres (0.40 km2) campus. Founded in 1864, Gallaudet University was originally a grammar school for both deaf and blind children. It was the first school for the advanced education of the deaf and hard of hearing in the world and remains the only higher education institution in which all programs and services are specifically designed to accommodate deaf and hard of hearing students. Hearing students are admitted to the graduate school and a small number are also admitted as undergraduates each year. The university was named after Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, a notable figure in the advancement of deaf education, who himself was not deaf.

Exchange Scholar
Prior

The Jagiellonian University is the oldest higher education institution in Poland and one of the oldest in Europe. It was founded on 12 May 1364 by the Polish king Casimir the Great. The Jubilee year 2014 marked the 650th anniversary of this remarkable event. Since its very beginning, the Jagiellonian University has been an international institution. Poles, Ruthenians, Lithuanians, Hungarians, Germans, Czechs, the Swiss, the English, the Dutch, the French the Spanish, Italians, and even Tatars studied here in the old days. Further development of the University has been inextricably bound with the turbulent and often tragic history of Poland. The institution managed to survive both the partitions of Poland by Russia, Prussia and Austria, and the two world wars, serving as a guardian of Polish culture and identity and educating successive generations of Poles, as well as members of other nations, significantly contributing to the intellectual heritage of Europe. Some of the Jagiellonian University students and academics have been major historical figures, including world famous scholars, such as Nicolaus Copernicus or Karol Olszewski, as well as Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II. Today, the Jagiellonian University comprises 16 Faculties, where nearly 4 thousand academic staff conduct research and provide education to over 40 thousand students, within the framework of more than 80 different fields of study. The eminent researchers and state-of-the-art infrastructure make the JU one of the leading Polish scientific institutions, collaborating with major academic centres from all over the world. The Jagiellonian University is also home to about 150 student societies, where young researchers pursue their academic interests and develop friendships with people who share their passion. The university's prestige in both Poland and abroad is illustrated by its widely recognised research achievements. The scientists and physicians from the JU Medical College carry out pioneer studies, e.g. in cardiac surgery, urology and neurology, often leading to the development of novel treatment methods. Their findings have been published in some of the most prestigious international journals, for instance European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, and Lancet. JU archaeologists explore the secrets of ancient sites in various parts of the world, including Egypt, Cyprus, Central America, South Asia and Altay. The astronomers take part in the most important international projects in their field, including H.E.S.S. and VIPERS, whereas the results of research by JU biotechnologists have been published in such reputable specialist journals as Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Ecology Resources or European Journal of Human Genetics. These are only some examples of remarkable successes for which the Jagiellonian University has been famous in recent years. The current position of the JU is also reflected in the growing number of patent applications and patents – in the year 2017 alone, there were as many as 55 patents granted to its academic staff members. Unsurprisingly, the Jagiellonian University staff have been honoured with a number of prestigious distinctions and awards, including the elite awards of the Foundation for Polish Science (‘Polish Nobel Prizes’) bestowed upon JU professors: Jan Wolenski, Tomasz Guzik, and Jan Potempa during the years 2010–2013. Additionally, the University was also recognised by the international databases Web of Science and Elsevier Scopus as possessing the most prolific researchers in Poland, publishing the most academic papers. In 2018, it was the only Polish and Eastern European higher education institution in Reuter’s Top 100: Europe’s Most Innovative Universities ranking.

Service Member
Prior

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. It is larger than the next 13 largest navies combined in terms of battle fleet tonnage, according to one estimate. The U.S. Navy also has the world's largest carrier fleet, with 10 in service, one under construction (two planned), and two in reserve. The service has 317,054 personnel on active duty and 109,671 in the Navy Reserve. It operates 283 ships in active service and more than 3,700 aircraft.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

ECMC Group, Inc. operates as a nonprofit corporation with a mission to help students recognize and realize their potential by investing in, creating and providing innovative education solutions that support schools and improve student educational outcomes. It provides executive level governance for affiliate companies and sets overall corporate strategy. The company is headquartered in Oakdale, MN.

Director
Current

Educational Credit Management Corp. provides education loan guarantee services. The firm offers loan bankruptcy management, loan collection, and document management services. Its services include financial literacy, student loan repayment counseling and default prevention services. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

ECMC Foundation is a grantmaking foundation focused on improving the educational outcome of underserved youth through evidence-based innovation.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$600 - $999
2012

The Phillips Collection operates as an art museum that provides a collection of French impressionism and American modernism to contemporary art. The museum's collection includes works by American and European masters such as Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Winslow Homer, Henri Matisse, Georgia O'Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko, and Vincent van Gogh. The company was founded by Duncan Phillips and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$600 - $999
2010

The Phillips Collection operates as an art museum that provides a collection of French impressionism and American modernism to contemporary art. The museum's collection includes works by American and European masters such as Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Winslow Homer, Henri Matisse, Georgia O'Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko, and Vincent van Gogh. The company was founded by Duncan Phillips and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$25K - $50K
2009

The mission of Food & Friends is to foster a community caring for men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-challenging illnesses by preparing and delivering specialized meals and groceries in conjunction with nutrition counseling.

Awards & Honors
Washingtonian Magazine - Washingtonian of the Year
Presidential Citizens Medal
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