Yearly Archives: 2003

A Federal Rule Bedevils Online Institutions

December 12, 2003 – Congress may change the law, but not everyone thinks that is a good idea When Congress decided to crack down on fraudulent correspondence-course programs a decade ago, the laws it wrote seemed well tailored to the problem at hand. But one of those laws, known as …continued
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Business has big stake in higher ed battle

November 26, 2003 – If your children’s college tuition has gone up this year, blame business. The administration and congressional Republicans are attacking higher education to avoid providing that sector more money, and business, which benefits from a strong educational system, isn’t doing anything about it. That may sound harsh, …continued
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Higher Education Stakeholders Join McKeon for Roundtable Discussion on College Cost Crisis

October 2, 2003 – Participants Discussed Rapidly Rising Cost of Higher Education in America, Implications for Students and Families, and Potential Solutions to Help Keep College Affordable Joining Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-CA), chairman of the U.S. House Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness, members of Congress and several representatives …continued
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Grantham University Fulfills Dream of Head of Household Unable to Afford College Degree

September 17, 2003 – Grantham University today awarded a full scholarship to Julia Dill, the adult dependent of Army Sergeant-Major Larry Strickland who was killed when American Airlines Flight #77 struck the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Julia and her family were living with Sergeant-Major Strickland at the time of …continued
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The staff of Grantham University

July 23, 2003 – Local soldiers have farewell gathering in Slidell before heading for Afghanistan The staff of Grantham University, an online university located in Slidell, Louisiana, lined both sides of the street to honor the troops from Camp Villere as they deployed to Afghanistan. Many of these same servicemen …continued
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Grantham University Announces Selection of VA Certifying Official

June 15, 2003 – 52 year old Grantham University announced today the appointment of George L. Colon, Sr. as its VA Certifying Official. Mr. Colon served in the United States Army for 23 years, earning the rank of Master Sergeant. Most recently he worked as a Company Training Assessor and …continued
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Grantham University Introduces New Dean of Government Programs

June 1, 2003 – 52 year old Grantham University announced today the appointment of Dr. Gregory N. Garcia as Dean of Government Programs. Dr. Garcia comes to Grantham from Keesler Air Force Base where he served as Education Services Officer since 1998. While there he managed the technical, occupational and …continued
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Grantham University President Receives Distinguished Service Award

May 15, 2003 – Grantham University president, Roy Winter, was recognized for his excellence in the field of distance education. He was honored to receive the Distinguished Service Award presented by the Distance Education and Training Council. This year’s ceremony was held during the 77th Annual DETC Conference at the …continued
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Grantham University Appoints New Academic Dean

May 1, 2003 – 52 year old Grantham University announced today the appointment of Dr. Gary Sutter as it’s Academic Dean. Dr. Sutter, who recently served as an adjunct professor with Grantham, comes to the University from the New Orleans Center for Science and Mathematics. There, he was responsible for …continued
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Grantham University Taps New President

Janurary 15, 2003 – Grantham University today named Roy Winter as president to lead the institution’s rapid expansion. Grantham celebrates its 52nd anniversary this year and expects to surpass 10,000 enrollments by the end of 2003. Winter was selected following a nationwide search. “We believe Roy’s successful experience managing the …continued
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