University Settlement appoints Aisha Oliver-Staley to its Board of Directors

Aisha Oliver-Staley (Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and University Secretary, New York University) has been elected to University Settlement’s Board of Directors, the nation’s first settlement house announced today.

At NYU, Aisha leads the Office of General Counsel and the Office of Compliance and Risk Management, which serve as strategic partners to the University’s executive leadership, schools, administrative offices, affiliates, portal campuses in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai, and global academic sites on legal, compliance, and policy matters.  As University Secretary, Aisha also oversees the Office of the Secretary and is responsible for providing guidance and resources to the University’s Board of Trustees.

Aisha is a graduate of Morgan State University, where she earned a B.Sc. in business management. She received her JD from Howard University School of Law.

“We are delighted to welcome Aisha to our Board,” said Melissa E. Aase, CEO of University Settlement. “Her personal commitment to fostering community and building access to education, and her deep professional knowledge of corporate and non-profit governance will be significant assets for us, and we look forward to calling on her valued counsel. ”

“University Settlement’s legacy of empowering New Yorkers and strengthening our communities resonates deeply with me, and I’m honored to join its board.” said Oliver-Staley. “Inspired by the innovative work the Settlement does every day, I’m looking forward to helping chart the agency’s way forward in the coming years.”

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