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CCU trustee Natasha Hanna named to CHE board

April 19, 2011

Myrtle Beach attorney Natasha Hanna, a member of the Coastal Carolina University Board of Trustees, has been appointed to the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE). Gov. Nikki Haley appointed Hanna to fill the board position designated for a four-year college representative. The appointment was confirmed by the State Senate on Thursday, March 31. Hannas term begins immediately as she will be filling a term that began July 1, 2010 and runs through July 1, 2012.

CHE serves as the coordinating board for South Carolinas 33 public institutions of higher learning and is responsible for serving a dual role within state government, acting both as an advocate for higher education and an oversight entity on behalf of the General Assembly. A 14 member board of commissioners governs the CHE, which is responsible for statewide planning and working with institutions to promote quality, access and efficiency in the states higher education system while balancing advocacy, stewardship, and accountability.

Hanna has served on the Coastal Carolina University Board of Trustees since 2009. In her role on the CHE, she will continue to serve as a CCU trustee representing the 1st Congressional District. Hanna is a graduate of CCU, where she earned a bachelors degree in political science. She earned a juris doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law and is a practicing attorney with the Law Office of Natasha M. Hanna, P.C.