BOISE, Idaho, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CollegeAmerica, a leading provider of on-campus and online higher education, today announced the addition of William C. Clohan to its board of directors.
"Bill brings a rich background in the higher-education sector to our board and his expertise and contributions will be felt immediately," said Eric Juhlin, CEO. "At CollegeAmerica we are always seeking better ways to provide a quality education to students and an important part of that comes through the input and guidance of excellent board members such as Bill."
Clohan most recently served as senior advisor to the president of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU). His deep experience in the higher-education industry includes founding the U.S. Education Corporation; working as executive director of the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools; acting as general counsel to the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, and the Association of Independent Colleges and Schools; and serving as U.S. undersecretary of education.
"In our country today, there are so many obstacles for students to obtain higher education, and CollegeAmerica has a reputation of removing those barriers to help individuals get ahead in life," Clohan said. "I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to this board of directors."
Clohan holds a Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center, a master's degree in administration from George Washington University, and a bachelor's degree in political science and in international affairs from the U.S. Air Force Academy. From 1982 to 1996 he was a founding partner with the Washington, D.C.-based law firm Clohan & Dean, which represented education and bank institutions before Congress, state and federal agencies.
Established in 1964, CollegeAmerica provides career-focused higher education to students in Colorado, Wyoming and Arizona. Offering undergraduate degree programs in healthcare, business, graphic arts and computer science, CollegeAmerica is committed to preparing professionals for meaningful careers and an increased sense of satisfaction. Dedicated to advancing higher-education opportunities in its communities, CollegeAmerica also provides free GED® preparation and other courses through its Good Neighbor Initiative.* CollegeAmerica has two main campuses in Denver and Flagstaff, and branch campus locations in Fort Collins, Colorado Springs (with an additional satellite campus in South Colorado Springs), Cheyenne, and Phoenix. For more information, please call 801-312-0079. CollegeAmerica is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
* The Good Neighbor Initiative is not included in the scope of accreditation. GED® and GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education® and may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of the American Council on Education.