John Cobb

Special guest

John Whitehouse Cobb graduated from Harvard College in 1966 and Columbia Law School in 1969. He worked as a VISTA lawyer with Colorado Rural Legal Services, serving migrant farm workers and low income groups. He continued to work in the public sector as a staff attorney for DNA, the Navajo Legal Aid Program in Shiprock, New Mexico, and later as Director of Litigation and Training for Pine Tree Legal Assistance in Bangor, ME (1976-80). Returning to Colorado, he served as the Director of the Colorado Coalition of Legal Services Programs and Western Regional Training Center in Denver from 1980–83 and was a founder of the Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado. The Naropa Board of Trustees appointed John Whitehouse Cobb, former President of Naropa University from 1993 – 2003, to serve as Acting President, effective October 17, 2011 - July 15, 2012. He was elected to serve on the Board of Trustees as of May 2012.

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