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The Missouri Community College Association bestowed the honor of the Mel Carnahan Hall of Fame Award on James B. Tatum, president of the Crowder College Board of Trustees.

The Missouri Community College Association bestowed the honor of the Mel Carnahan Hall of Fame Award on James B. Tatum, president of the Crowder College Board of Trustees. The Missouri Community College Association instituted a special award in 2000 and called it the Mel Carnahan Hall of Fame Award to acknowledge the former governor's commitment to community colleges. Tatum has been a trustee of Crowder College since 1963. He has served as president of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) and was elected by community college presidents to serve as member of the board of directors of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, now known as the American Association of Community Colleges. He also has served as the president of the trustees division of the Missouri Association of Community Colleges. Tatum is an alumnus of Wentworth (Missouri) Junior College and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

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Title Annotation:honors & awards
Publication:Community College Week
Date:Dec 17, 2007
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