Board of Trustees Biographies

Teri Cannon, JD, Vice Chair

Teri Cannon

Teri CannonTeri Cannon is a member of the senior team at Minerva Project, which is partnering with Keck Graduate Institute at the Claremont Colleges to offer a highly innovative global undergraduate degree program. In addition she consults with institutions on matters related to innovation, accreditation, and new organizational and delivery models. Ms. Cannon has more than 30 years in higher education – working in both law and undergraduate education and in both public and private institutions. She served as Executive Vice President of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities for more than six years after serving as Dean of the John F. Kennedy University Law School. Teri was also the Dean of another private law school and an Associate Dean at San Francisco State University. Licensed to practice law in California, Teri graduated from UCLA with a BA in Political Science with honors and completed her JD with honors at Loyola Law School.