Press Release Archive 2011 - 1999

College of Idaho Trustees elect new officers

2010. 06. 10.

The College of Idaho Board of Trustees has elected new officers to serve designated terms. State Senator John McGee was elected chair and U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale was elected vice chair. They will each serve two-year terms. Former C of I faculty member Louie Attebery was elected secretary. His term is determined by the board. All three are graduates of The College of Idaho.

Senator McGee is the director of marketing and public relations for West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell. In the Idaho legislature, he serves as chair of the Senate Transportation Committee and as a member of the Legislative Council. In 2006, he was named the Idaho State Republican Legislator of the Year.

Judge Candy Dale is chief magistrate judge for the U.S. District of Idaho. She is a past president of The College of Idaho Alumni Board and of the Boise Valley YMCA. Judge Dale was named the 2010 recipient of the Kate Feltham Award by the Idaho Women Lawyers for her work in advancing equal rights for women and minorities in the workplace and beyond.

Dr. Louie Attebery taught English at The College of Idaho from 1961 until 1998. He has been an active member of the Western Literature Association, the Idaho State Historical Society, and the American Folklore Society. The College of Idaho recently conferred on him the President's Medallion, recognizing his significant contributions to humanities in Idaho and the West.

Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state's oldest, private liberal arts college. It has a century-old tradition of educating some of the most accomplished graduates in Idaho, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, and another ten Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Its distinctive PEAK curriculum challenges students to attain competencies in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field, enabling them to graduate with an academic major and three undergraduate minors in four years. For more information on The College of Idaho, visit