SAN DIEGO, April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alliant International University's board of directors has elected Dr. Kai Roemmelt as new chairperson. Dr. Roemmelt, CEO Arist Education System, has extensive experience in international business operations, strategies, and development. As chairperson, he will provide consultation and support to Alliant's executive management team, the Board of Directors, the Board of Trustees, and the Alliant Foundation.
Alliant's interim President, Andy Vaughn, said, "Kai is a great addition to the board. His international experience and proven change management skills are invaluable and will serve the university well. I am looking forward to working with him and together strengthening Alliant's position as one of the leading universities in our sector."
Dr. Roemmelt said, "I'm optimistic about Alliant's future, especially given its outstanding track record of academic excellence. This is and remains the foundation of Alliant's success and our joint efforts in preparing our students for their professional careers."
Dr. Roemmelt received his MBA from the European Business School, completing some of his studies in India and South Africa. He earned a Doctorate in Economics with great distinction from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.
About Alliant International University
Alliant is a private university, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), offering graduate study in psychology, education, business management, law and forensic studies, and bachelor's degree programs in several fields. Alliant's California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) for the PhD and PsyD clinical psychology programs.
Alliant specializes in preparing students to enter professional careers that require both advanced knowledge and highly specialized skills. Degree programs emphasize practical applications of theory and research. CSPP operates programs in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, Fresno, Irvine, Japan, Hong Kong, and Mexico City. Alliant faculty, staff, and students provide more than 1 million hours of community service hours each year.
More information is available at www.alliant.edu.
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