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Gaston Caperton    

President & CEO, The College Board

Gaston Caperton, a former two-term governor of West Virginia, is the eighth president of the College Board, a not-for-profit membership association founded in 1900 that consists of 5,000 of the nation's leading schools, colleges, and universities. Among its best-known programs are the Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) and the SAT®.

Since his appointment in 1999, Caperton has transformed the College Board into a resolutely mission-driven, values-oriented organization that takes bold steps to connect greater numbers of students to college success and opportunity while raising educational standards. In his successful effort to expand equity within programs that foster academic excellence, he has more than doubled the size of the College Board's staff, modernized its management structure, and established, the nation's predominant comprehensive Web site serving nearly 4 million students a year as they plan their paths to college


Former WV governors Caperton, Wise to speak in Charleston ...

Former governors Gaston Caperton and Bob Wise will speak Oct. 21 in Charleston as part of "Conversations in Innovation."

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