Kansas City, Mo. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 19, 2011
The Board of Governors of Grantham University, an online university serving the educational needs of working adult students, is pleased to announce that Dr. Fredrick Snow has been appointed to serve as University President.
Dr. Snow comes to Grantham with over fourteen years of experience in higher education. During this time, he has held a variety of leadership roles in the education sector, including President of Ottawa University, Vice President and Founding Dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Norwich University, and educational consultant with Compass Knowledge Group and The Registry of College and University Presidents.
“We are very excited to have Dr. Snow join the University and guide us as we further our mission of providing accessible, affordable, professionally relevant online degrees for working adults and those serving in our nation’s military,” said Mr. Joseph McGrath, executive vice president of Grantham University. “He brings to us an encompassing vision for higher education and a strong business and academic background.”
Dr. Snow received his doctorate in International Business/Economics from Kent State University and an MBA from The Pennsylvania State University. He has participated in a variety of educational conferences as a plenary panelist, speaker and presenter on topics such as the economics of online learning, working with faculty to develop dynamic online programs, and global online education.
“Grantham University has celebrated many accomplishments in its 60 year history, and it is a great privilege for me to lead the University as we continue to meet the ever changing educational needs of non-traditional students,” said Dr. Snow.
About Grantham University:
Established in 1951, Grantham University is a private institution that specializes in online education for the working adult student. Its mission is to provide accessible, affordable, professionally relevant degree programs in a continuously changing global society. The University prepares graduates for careers in business, engineering technology, computer science, criminal justice, healthcare, nursing, information technology and other professional fields. Grantham University offers a military scholarship program for active duty, reserve, guard, veterans and military family members, as well as scholarships for law enforcement professionals. Grantham's courses are 100% online, allowing students to study at home, at work, on Temporary Duty (TDY) or from almost anywhere in the world. Accredited since 1961 by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, Grantham University has compiled a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university spanning six decades of service to education. For more information, visit http://www.grantham.edu or call 1-800-955-2527.