SiLA Professor Elected Academy President
August 6, 2013
Semester in LA professor Cheryl Boone Isaacs was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
During her 21 years of service to the Academy, she has served in every other elected office. Her appointment makes history: She is the third woman and first African American to fill the role. In addition to managing the board and the annual Oscars broadcast, Boone Isaacs says she will focus on building a world-class Academy museum.
Boone Isaacs has taught for four years at Semester in LA, where she focuses on entertainment marketing.