Veteran Education Executive Joins Henley-Putnam University’s Board of Directors

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Timothy Foster Brings Vast Experience in Higher Education Leadership

San Jose, CA, June 16, 2011 – Henley-Putnam University has announced the appointment of education veteran Mr. Timothy E. Foster to its board of directors.

Mr. Foster serves concurrently as the chairman and chief executive officer at York Technical Institute (YTI Career Institute) and the executive chairman at Concorde Colleges, both multi-campus colleges committed to providing high-caliber career education programs.

“We are extremely pleased and fortunate to welcome Mr. Foster, a widely-respected leader in the world of higher education, to our board,” said James P. Killin, CEO of Henley-Putnam University. “Mr. Foster brings a deep understanding of our charter as a university, which will be advantageous as we serve our student population by offering the best available education in Strategic Security.”

Henley-Putnam University offers accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and Strategic Security and Protection Management, a Doctoral Degree in Strategic Security, and several certificate programs.

“Henley-Putnam University’s core mission is to serve professionals in the strategic security industry by increasing their opportunities for advancement in the fields of intelligence management, counterterrorism studies, and strategic security and protection management,” stated Mr. Foster. “Our Strategic Security programs are taught from a proactive perspective, with a unique emphasis on furthering knowledge in deterrence and prevention of attacks and other threats to our nation’s safety. I deeply believe in that mission and am honored to be a part of this well-respected University and its important work.”

Mr. Foster has served on several Boards at non-profit educational institutions including Harvard School of Public Health and University of Pennsylvania.

For more information on Henley-Putnam University’s Strategic Security degrees, call admissions at 888.852.8746 or visit

About Henley-Putnam University
Founded in August 2001, Henley-Putnam University is a leading educational institution specializing in the field of Strategic Security. The University offers accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and Strategic Security & Protection Management; a Doctoral Degree in Strategic Security; and several certificate programs. Henley-Putnam’s Strategic Security curriculum includes a unique focus on deterrence and prevention, preparing students with the skill set to foresee and avert potential threats. Henley-Putnam prepares law enforcement, military, intelligence, and private industry professionals with the networks, skills, and insights to advance in their careers and protect the future. Henley-Putnam University, which is committed to building a student and alumni network that will serve its community, is an accredited member of DETC ( and offers 125 courses taught by hands-on experienced faculty members from all branches of the military, intelligence and law enforcement fields, including the FBI, CIA, NSA, DOD, DOJ, DIA and Secret Service. For more information, visit the Henley-Putnam University website (, e-mail AdmissionsAdvising(at)Henley-Putnam(dot)edu, or call 1-888.852.8746.


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