James “Jim” R. McEllhiney,
68, passed away
Jim graduated from
He was then recruited by a company in
Some years later he was recruited by Career
Educational Corp. based in
For a few years after his retirement from
CEC he provided contract services as a postsecondary education regulation
consultant. Because of his accomplishments in education, a library in his
name was dedicated at
While at CEC in 2005 “The James R McEllhiney award for Excellence in Compliance” was established to be given yearly to the person deemed most worthy in that field.
In 2008 he moved to
Survivors include his mother, Helen McEllhiney; brother, William (Barbara) McEllhiney; sister, Rose McEllhiney, foster sister, Amanta (James) Williams; two foster grandsons; one niece; six nephews; one foster nephew; seven great nieces; eight great nephews; four great great nieces; six great great nephews; and two great great foster nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father in 1981.
A memorial service in his honor will take place in the future with the date, time and place to be announced.