President of Capella University to serve on panel on educational outcomes at DoD Worldwide ‘06

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Michael Offerman to join other university presidents for July 19 panel

At Capella, we are pleased and proud to serve our country's service members and support the Department of Defense in their primary education conference

Michael J. Offerman, president of Capella University, an accredited online university and a leader in online education, will join several other university presidents on a plenary session panel at the upcoming DOD WorldWide '06 in Orlando. The topic of the panel is "Quality of Learning: Assuring Desired Outcomes for Service Members,” and is scheduled to take place Wednesday, July 19, from 8:30 a.m. until 10 a.m.

The panelists will address questions such as:

  •     How to assure desired outcomes
  •     How to avoid undesired outcomes
  •     How to determine what desired outcomes are
  •     How to know whether you have been successful

“At Capella, we are pleased and proud to serve our country's service members and support the Department of Defense in their primary education conference,” Offerman said.

DOD WorldWide is sponsored by the Department of Defense once every three years, attracting military education services officers, counselors and other educational institution representatives from around the world to discuss the military's Voluntary Education program. About 2,000 people are expected to attend the three-day event this year. More information on the conference can be found at

At Capella, 17 percent of the university's 15,700 learners are eligible for Capella's military tuition discount.

About Capella University

Founded in 1993, Capella University is an accredited* online university that offers graduate degree programs in business, information technology, education, human services, and psychology, and bachelor's degree programs in business and information technology.

Within those areas, Capella offers 77 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 16 certificate specializations. The online university currently serves more than 15,700 learners from all 50 states and 63 countries. It is a national leader in online education, committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit or call 1-888-CAPELLA (227-3552).

*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, located at 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456,

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