I am enthusiastic about joining this dynamic management team and becoming part of a leading online university
Cypress, CA (PRWEB) July 7, 2009
TUI Learning, LLC, the holding company of TUI University, LLC, announced today the expansion of its leadership team effective July 15, 2009. Dr. Yoram Neumann, the founder and its current President and Chief Executive Officer, will assume the new position of Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of TUI Learning and TUI University. Kenneth J. Sobaski, former President and Chief Operating Officer of Capella Education Company, the holding company of Capella University, will join TUI Learning and TUI University as its President and Chief Executive Officer.
Dr. Edith Neumann, the current Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer of TUI University will be appointed as the President of the newly-established TUI Institute of Learning. The new institute will develop and promote initiatives to improve the quality of learning in higher education. Dr. Paul Watkins, the current Dean of the Colleges of Business Administration and Information Systems will assume the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer of TUI University.
"The expansion of the leadership team will enable us to continue our tradition of providing the best learning experience to our students," said Dr. Yoram Neumann. "We are delighted that Ken is joining our leadership team with his wealth of experience."
"I am enthusiastic about joining this dynamic management team and becoming part of a leading online university" said Sobaski. "TUI has a proven track record of offering high quality education with exemplary student services."
"The expansion of the leadership team will allow TUI to expand its learning-centered environment and be responsive to the educational needs of diverse adult learners," said C.J. Fitzgerald, a Managing Director of Summit Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm which is the majority owner of TUI Learning, LLC. "This is part of our commitment to TUI's learning model, student services, faculty, staff, and academic quality systems."
About TUI University
Founded in 1998, TUI University (http://www.tuiu.edu) has become a leading online postsecondary university. Its technology-enabled online learning model and solutions provide a convenient, cost-effective, and high-quality education to students. Students are able to complete all degree requirements in their home countries and at their own pace. TUI University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is based in Cypress, California.