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Accreditation and Affiliations

Accreditation is a process that gives public recognition to an institution that meets established standards. According to Grantham’s accrediting agency, the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), accreditation is “a process whereby an accrediting body grants public recognition to an institution as having met certain standards.” As such, accreditation assures you, the student, that the institution…

Grantham University School of Business Receives IACBE Candidacy for Accreditation

Kansas City, Mo. – February 5, 2013 – The Mark Skousen School of Business at Grantham University, an online university dedicated to providing educational opportunities to working adults, has been awarded the status of Candidate for Accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).The Mark Skousen School of Business has affirmed its commitment…

CHERYL HAYEK, GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY INTERIM PRESIDENT AND PROVOST, ELECTED TO DEAC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu LENEXA, KAN. – May 8, 2017 -  On Wednesday, the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), announced the results of its election of new members to the DEAC Board of Directors. Grantham University Interim President and Provost, Dr. Cheryl Hayek, was elected alongside Gordon Drummond, Session College for Professional Design…

Are annual performance appraisals outdated?

The online article, “Ahead of the curve: The future of performance management” in the McKinsey Quarterly really had me thinking about performance appraisals. As a young manager, when our staff had grown to about 25 associates, I thought it was a good idea to implement annual performance appraisals. At the time, all of the great managers…

University Assessment

Benchmarking Grantham Outcomes and Assessments Do we do what we say we do? And can we prove it? At Grantham University, we are committed to answering these questions through assessment. The following information provides an overview of our academic assessment process, as well as disclosure of the most current assessment data. A complete description of…

GRANTHAM SCHOOL OF NURSING RECEIVES ACEN CANDIDATE STATUS

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Lenexa, KS - December 12, 2016 -  The Grantham University School of Nursing has been awarded candidate status for accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Achieving ACEN candidacy is just another recognition of Grantham’s quality educational experience and reputation. According to Dr. Cheryl Hayek, interim…

Transfer of Credit & Articulation Agreements

The student will be required to complete the necessary courses to achieve graduation status. An official transcript is one sent directly to Grantham from the Registrar of the issuing educational institution. Grantham does not return documents submitted directly by prospective students. To apply for and receive transfer credit for previous college/ university work, American Council…

Misrepresentation and Student Grievances

At Grantham University, we care about our students, and we will make every reasonable attempt to resolve any concerns or complaints expressed by students. Procedures for addressing student grievances including information about who to contact are described below. When communicating with the University by email, students should always include their “GID,” or Grantham student identification…

DEAC Consumer Information

Name of Institution: Grantham University Address: 16025 W 113th Street, Lenexa, Kansas 66219 Year Founded: 1951 First Accredited: 1961 Accreditation Renewal: June 2021 President: Scott Andrews, University President and Chief Executive Officer Accreditation(s) and Agency E-mail Contact Information: Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) info@deac.org 1101 17th Street, NW, Suite 898 Washington, DC 20036 Participation in…

History

Founded in 1951, Grantham University developed as part of the traditional college and university movement of the late 20th Century with a main campus in Southern California. As interest in Grantham's degree programs grew beyond campus boundaries, the college developed distance education programs to serve a geographically dispersed student body. Over time and as technology…

Student Complaints

In accordance with the U.S. Department of Education’s regulation (34 C.F.R. §600.9) regarding legal authorization to provide postsecondary education through distance or correspondence education in a state in which it is not physically located or in which it is otherwise subject to State jurisdiction as determined by the State, Grantham University makes every effort to…

David "Bull" Baker Memorial Scholarship

In honor of the late General David “Bull” Baker, U.S. Air Force, a POW who dedicated his life to honorably serving his country and the pursuit of knowledge by supporting continuing education for service members, Grantham University has created the David “Bull” Baker Memorial Scholarship. General Baker entered the Air Force and was commissioned in…

AU-ABC Program

The Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC) program is an initiative between Air University of the Air Force and 100% online Grantham University to offer baccalaureate degree opportunities to Air Force enlisted members. The AU-ABC Program aligns with the vision of Air Force leaders to provide distance learning and bachelor’s degree opportunities for Airmen.…

Proof of High School Graduation

Grantham University requires completion of high school or its equivalency for admission into Grantham’s undergraduate and certificate programs. If the University is unable to verify successful completion of high school, or its equivalent, it is the responsibility of the student to ensure that official proof of high school completion, or its equivalent, is provided prior…

Transfer Credit Policy

Grantham University evaluates and awards transfer credit any time an enrolled student submits an official transcript, if applicable. Students will be required to repeat courses in which competencies have not been mastered. A prospective student may use: Prior college coursework – Transcripts must be in English (foreign transcripts require an equivalency evaluation prior to evaluation…

School of Nursing

Earn your online degree from Grantham University’s School of Nursing. Our online format gives you the ability to pursue your career dreams while fulfilling your current personal and professional responsibilities. Grantham’s School of Nursing offers three online education options: an RN-BSN Degree Completion program, an RN-MSN Bridge program and a Master of Science in Nursing.…

College of Nursing and Allied Health

Are you ready to begin – or advance – a career in health care? A degree from an online health care program from Grantham University’s College of Nursing and Allied Health can help. "Healthcare occupations are projected to grow 19% between 2014 and 2024, adding more than 2 million new jobs to the industry." From…

School of Business

Grantham University’s Mark Skousen School of Business could be just what you need to pursue any number of career opportunities in the corporate world.

GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY RECOGNIZED BY ABET

Grantham Earns First-Time Accreditation of its Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology Program LENEXA, Kan. – September 28, 2016 – Grantham University, an online university that, on January 2, 2016, celebrated 65 years of helping military and civilian adult learners earn their college education, recently achieved first-time accreditation of its Bachelor of Science in…

11 Online Education Questions You Want Answered

With more than 65 years of experience in distance education, Grantham University has become a specialist in online learning for adults. We're sharing some of our expertise by answering your most frequently asked online education questions: Q: What is online learning? A: Online learning (or distance education, as it’s known in certain circles) can generally…

GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY OFFERS MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ACCELERATED OPTION

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham University’s online Accelerated Master of Business Administration option is designed to be completed in as little as one year LENEXA, Kan. – July 1, 2016 – Grantham University, is pleased to offer an Accelerated Master of Business Administration (Accelerated MBA) option that features the same 100 percent online courses…

NEW DEAN NAMED FOR MARK SKOUSEN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AT GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham University has announced the selection of David Marker, Ph.D., as the Dean of the Mark Skousen School of Business at Grantham University. Lenexa, Kan. – April 22, 2016 – Grantham University has announced the selection of David Marker, Ph.D., as dean of the Mark Skousen School of Business.…

Grantham University Recognized by International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

  LENEXA, Kan. – January 4, 2016 – Grantham University, an online university that, on January 2nd, celebrated 65 years of helping military and civilian adult learners earn their college education, recently achieved first-time accreditation of its Mark Skousen School of Business. While the University has been institutionally accredited since 1961, the recent programmatic accreditation…

Grantham University Graduate and Navy Veteran Robert Melton Receives DEAC’s 2015 Outstanding Graduate Award

Melton completed three online degrees at Grantham University. Lenexa, Kan. – April 21, 2015 – For the 32nd consecutive year the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) has recognized the significant accomplishments of graduates who received their degrees through distance education. Robert Melton, Grantham University’s 2015 Outstanding DEAC Graduate, was among those honored in Chicago, at…

Grantham University Partners with Allied American University

The partnership between the two online institutions signifies greater educational opportunities for transfer, including direct acceptance into graduate school. Lenexa, Kan. – April 8, 2015 –Grantham University and Allied American University, both online accredited colleges, have signed an articulation agreement allowing students to seamlessly transfer between the two universities. “It’s about partnering with the right…

Grantham University Receives Eight AMBIT Awards for Influential Marketing

Lenexa, Kan. – March 24, 2015 – The Grantham University’s enrollment marketing department received eight AMBIT awards - including one Gold AMBIT, five Silver AMBITs, and two Bronze AMBITs – for their outstanding marketing efforts. The Grantham University Marketing Department staff was honored at the 2015 KCDMA AMBIT Awards. (LtoR) Mary Pace, Courtney Servaes, Charles…

Grantham University and William Woods University Renew an Eight-Year Articulation Agreement

The renewed agreement allows students to continue equivalent course-to-course transfers. Lenexa, Kan. – Feb. 13, 2015 – Grantham University and William Woods University signed their first articulation agreement on February 13, 2007. Eight years later to the date, they renewed this partnership to continue offering equivalent course-to-course transfers. The articulation agreement will broaden educational opportunities…

Patrice L. Howard Wins BIG Scholarship to Attend Grantham University

Howard will use the opportunity to complete her Bachelor of Science in Accounting debt-free Lenexa, Kan. – Feb. 4, 2015 – Grantham University has announced the annual recipient of its Blacks in Government (BIG) National Scholarship. Selected from hundreds of BIG members nationwide who applied, awardee Patrice L. Howard is able to use the full…

Grantham University Partners with NGAUS to Help Two Pursue Master’s Degrees

The Grantham University NGAUS Scholarship awards a National Guard Association of the United States member and a spouse with online education  Lenexa, Kan. – Jan. 21, 2015 – Currently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by the year 2020 there will be an increase of around 18.4 percent of jobs requiring a master’s degree, which…

Grantham University and Concorde Career Colleges Partner to Benefit Healthcare Students

Partnership leverages Grantham’s track record of mapping education to evolving job market Lenexa, Kan. – Jan. 20, 2015 – Grantham University’s newest articulation agreement with Concorde Career Colleges is yet another milestone in Grantham’s rich history of simplifying students’ abilities to achieve education and career goals. In keeping with one of today’s most in-demand job…

New Grantham Online Certificate Programs Map to Emerging Opportunities, Enhanced Careers

Student input and job forecasting are catalysts for robust certificate offerings. Lenexa, Kan. — Jan. 6, 2015 — Keeping pace with today’s evolving job market and students’ expressed career interests, today Grantham University is introducing six new graduate and undergraduate certificate programs. The new graduate and undergraduate certificate programs cover a range of specializations, from…

Grantham University Celebrates 64 Years Educating Students

For more than 64 years, Grantham University has been changing lives through its innovative education: first as a correspondence college - now as a top-rated 100-percent online university   LENEXA, Kan. — Jan. 2, 2015 — For 64 years, Grantham University [www.grantham.edu] has helped students get one step closer to their dreams by offering a…

Westminster College and Grantham University Agree to Articulation

Unique transfer credit arrangement embodies Grantham’s focus on delivering an exceptional student experience Lenexa, Kan. — December 31, 2014 — With the signing of its tenth articulation agreement this year, Grantham University recently formed an alliance with Westminster College of Fulton, Mo., giving rise to a much simpler credit transfer process from one school to the other,…

Kendall College and Grantham University Sign Articulation

The two schools will work together as educational partners in international business program Lenexa, Kan. — Dec. 22, 2014 — Tony D’Angelo, founder of Collegiate Empowerment, said, “Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” Two schools passionate about learning and growing, Grantham University and Kendall College, recently signed an…

New Mexico Junior College and Grantham University Agree to Articulation

This agreement streamlines students’ progress toward educational and career goals through transfer credit process Lenexa, Kan. — Dec. 22, 2014 — Grantham University’s commitment to making education accessible for busy adult learners was exemplified recently by the University’s signing of an articulation agreement with New Mexico Junior College (NMJC). The new relationship enables eligible NMJC students…

Manhattan Area Technical College and Grantham University Sign Articulation

This agreement streamlines students’ ability to transfer associate degree credit hours to a bachelor’s degree. Lenexa, Kan. — Dec. 22, 2014 — For nearly 50 years, Manhattan Area Technical College (MATC) has been serving students throughout Kansas who wish to pursue an Associate of Applied Science degree or technical certificates. Thanks to a new articulation agreement…

Grantham University Celebrates the Gift of Giving this Holiday Season

Local groups including Della Lamb, Operation Stand Down and Toys for Tots were supported through Grantham Gives Back’s philanthropic mission Lenexa, Kan. — Dec. 18, 2014 — In the spirit of the holiday season, the Grantham University family chose to celebrate all the support they received from the community throughout 2014 by reciprocating through the…

Grantham University Named Top School by Military Advanced Education (MAE)

2015 MAE Guide to Colleges & Universities measures military culture, financial aid, flexibility and online support services LENEXA, Kan.—For the eighth consecutive year, Grantham University was awarded the designation of a Top School by Military Advanced Education (MAE) in its 2015 MAE Guide to Colleges & Universities. The guide, which measures best practices in military…

Lone Star College and Grantham University Agree to Articulation

This agreement allows students who have completed an associate degree to transfer to a bachelor degree. Lenexa, Kan. — December 11, 2014 — The saying goes that everything is bigger in Texas. With almost 83,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 95,000, Lone Star College, certainly helps make that saying true.…

Grantham University Named a Best For Vets College for 2015

LENEXA, Kan.—Grantham University, an online university founded in 1961, was named a Best for Vets College for 2015 by Military Times EDGE publication. The national ranking, now in its fifth year, factors in the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military students’ success rates. Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 is an editorially independent news…

Coffeyville Community College and Grantham University Agree to Articulation

The agreement, signed on September 30, allows students who have completed an associate’s degree to transfer to corresponding bachelor’s degrees Lenexa, Kan. — October 8, 2014 —Students are faced with countless options when it comes to choosing the right school in which to pursue their college education. Recently, Coffeyville Community College, located in Coffeyville, Kansas,…

Grantham University Named a 2015 Military Friendly® School

This is the sixth year the school has been added to GI Jobs and Victory Media’s annual list Lenexa, Kan. — Sep. 23, 2014 — In 2008, Victory Media and GI Jobs started compiling a list featuring the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that embrace and support our nation’s military students while…

Grantham University’s “Top Chief Financial Officer” Ed Sammarco Joins Hillcrest of Kansas’ Board of Directors

The university will also serve as a silver sponsor for group’s annual gala Lenexa, Kan. — Aug. 22, 2014 — Nonprofit organizations, like Hillcrest Transitional Housing, generally rely on volunteers to serve as their life energy. Grantham University’s Chief Financial Officer Ed Sammarco, recently named one of Kanas City Business Journal’s top CFOs, joined Hillcrest of Kansas’ board…

Grantham University Student Michael Miller of Falmouth, ME, Receives LDRSHIP Award

Lenexa, Kan. — August 21, 2014 — For the past 10 years, the Imagine America Foundation has presented the LDRSHIP Award to honor exceptional students who have served their country through the military and chosen to pursue a college education. This year, Michael Miller was selected as one of 26 recipients for the LDRSHIP Award. Miller…

Grantham University President Rejoins Grantham Education Corporation

Joseph McGrath to oversee development of external markets and global efforts Lenexa, Kan. — August 15, 2014 — Grantham University announced today that its president, Joseph McGrath, rejoins Grantham Education Corporation (GEC), the financial sponsor of Grantham University, to advise and oversee the development of external opportunities including international and other strategic initiatives. Mr. Stephen…

Wichita Area Technical College and Grantham University Enter into Articulation

The agreement allows students whom have completed an associate degree to transfer to corresponding bachelor’s degrees Lenexa, Kan. — August 13, 2014 — Wichita is sometimes considered the “Air Capital of the World,” which is why it makes sense that Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) houses the number one ranked aviation program in the nation.…

Grantham University Commencement Features Inspirational Keynote

Online university invites hundreds of its students from throughout the country to come together for traditional graduation ceremony Kansas City, Mo. - August 5, 2014 - This is not your average college graduation. Sure, friends and families will travel long distances to show support for a college graduate, but at Grantham University's Commencement, many of the graduates…

Dr. Mark Skousen Shares Insights on Famed Economist Milton Friedman

Event takes place at the Kansas City Central Library on what would have been Milton’s 102 birthday Kansas City, Mo. – July 30, 2014 – Milton Friedman was a renowned economist and statistician who received the Nobel Prize and put the University of Chicago’s school of economics on the map. For most people, Friedman was a…

State Technical College of Missouri and Grantham University Sign Articulation Agreement

Agreement allows students who have completed associate degrees to transfer to corresponding bachelor’s degrees Lenexa, Kan. — July 21, 2014 — Students are faced with countless options when it comes to choosing the right school in which to pursue their college education. Recently State Technical College of Missouri, located in Linn, Mo., the state’s only…

Ed Sammarco, Grantham University, Named a Kansas City Business Journal Top CFO

The 12 honorees were recognized at a June 27 awards luncheon Lenexa, Kan. — July 14, 2014 — In the world of C-level executives, chief financial officers are often surrounded in a bit of mystery. To the outsider, they may seem like Rich Uncle Pennybags from the game Monopoly, constantly controlling the budget and saying…

Henley-Putnam University Signs Articulation Agreement with Grantham University

The two schools will work together to ensure students who wish to transfer to one another have a smooth transition Lenexa, Kan. — June 24, 2014 — As technology advances, online education opportunities continue to expand, making it easier for working adults to pursue their education in a flexible, convenient way. Grantham University, one of…

Lt. Christopher Martin, US Navy, Receives AFCEA DC Military IT Leadership Award

The Grantham University graduate and adjunct instructor was selected as one of two USN recipients Lenexa, Kan. — June 12, 2014 — Each year, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Washington, D.C. Chapter (AFCEA DC) recognizes technology heroes from each branch of the armed services and joint forces with the Military IT Leadership Award.…

It’s Official – Grantham Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Campus

Lenexa Chamber of Commerce helped host the event for university staff and members of the community Lenexa, Kan. — June 5, 2014 — As famous fictional Kansan Dorothy Gale once said as she clicked her heels, “there’s no place like home.” This is a sentiment that Grantham University’s 400 plus staff members and the Lenexa…

Chase Cookson: Gladstone Future Leaders Academy Graduate

The dean of Grantham’s Foundations Faculty participated in the program along with 10 others to learn more about civic engagement Lenexa, Kan. — May 27, 2014 — A town is only as good as its citizens. In order to ensure a continually engaged community, Gladstone, Missouri, recently hosted its annual Future Leaders Academy, a program…

For Second Year, Grantham Sponsors Hillcrest Walk for the Homeless

University’s “super heroes” participate at Bronze Level with participation from president and team of Life Changers Lenexa, Kan. — May 17, 2014 — Without the aid of a phone booth to change into costume, Grantham University had a team of super heroes participate in Hillcrest’s Super Hero Walk for the Homeless led by their fearless…

Grantham Aids Students Affected by Destructive Spring Weather

Lenexa, Kan. — May 3, 2014 — It has officially been spring for just over a month, and already the South and Midwest have endured several devastating storms. As an online university with students across the country, Grantham University’s family has been affected by the recent rash of tornadoes and floods. To help alleviate the…

Grantham University Inducted into MoNGA’s Order of the Truman Battery D Battalion

Induction ceremony took place during the organization’s annual conference Lenexa, Kan. — April 14, 2014 — Each year the Missouri National Guard Association (MoNGA) hosts an annual conference for all of its members to come together to discuss how they can best serve the soldiers, airmen, retirees and families of the Missouri National Guard. During…

Grantham Adds 4 New Certificates to Program Options

The certificates are in human resources, cybersecurity, programming and business leadership Lenexa, Kan. — April 11, 2014 — According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012 around 8,554 people who received postsecondary non-degrees – in other words they had participated in certificate programs – were employed in their respective fields. This number is expected…

Charles Lamp, Army Veteran, Named Grantham’s 2014 Outstanding Graduate

Completed his associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees through the University Lenexa, Kan. — April 8, 2014 — Charles Lamp of Hartselle, Ala., was recognized as Grantham University’s 2014 Outstanding Graduate during an awards luncheon today at the Distance Education and Training Council’s (DETC) 88th Annual Conference in Hammock Beach, Fla. Johanna Altland, Grantham’s director of…

Catherine Smith of KC North Awarded SHRM/Grantham Graduate Scholarship

Will use opportunity to pursue her Master of Science in Performance Improvement Lenexa, Kan. — April 4, 2014 — Returning to school after a 24 year break is intimidating, but Catherine Smith, Kansas City North, was determined. After working in human resources for 11 years, she knew to advance her career she needed two things:…

Grantham’s School of Business Named “Best for Vets” by Military Times

64 schools were selected based on culture and curriculum that caters to veteran students Lenexa, Kan. — March 11, 2014 — Currently about one million veterans are enrolled in colleges and universities around the country. For these veteran students who are interested in pursuing a business degree, Military Times has just published its second annual…

Dr. Jeffrey Cropsey Named President-Elect of CCME

Grantham University’s vice president for strategic initiatives and external relations was elected during the Council of College and Military Educators’ annual professional development symposium on Tuesday, Feb. 11.    Kansas City, Mo. — Feb. 17, 2014 — Though a winter storm was moving towards Savannah, Ga., members of the Council of College and Military Educators…

Three Grantham Staff to Present at CCME’s “Crossroads in Military Education”

This year’s annual symposium takes place Feb. 10-13 in Savannah, Ga.   Kansas City, Mo. — Feb. 7, 2014 — In less than a week, military educators will be flocking from across the country to Savannah, Ga., for the Council of College and Military Educators’ (CCME) annual professional development symposium. This year’s event themed, “Crossroads…

Growth Spurs Grantham University’s Move to Lenexa

Kansas City, Mo.— January 21, 2014 — Grantham University, an accredited online university serving working adults around the world, announced this week that it will be relocating its main campus to Lenexa, Kan., in spring 2014. “We have been searching diligently for a space to accommodate our growing employee base in the KC metropolitan area,…

Make a Wish and Blow out the Candles, Grantham is 63-Years-Young

On January 2, the University will celebrate serving students world-wide for well over half a century. Kansas City, Mo. — January 2, 2014 — In 1951, the world experienced a variety of “firsts,” including the first time jet planes were used to transport passengers from one destination to another for leisure purposes. This was also…

Kansas City Business Journal Names Grantham a Top Area University

This is the second year that the University was listed as third largest based on Fall enrollments.   Kansas City, Mo. — January 2, 2014 — Each year, the Kansas City Business Journal compiles its list of the Top Area Colleges and Universities. This is the second year that Grantham University was named as the…

New E-Book to Help Military Spouses Navigate Educational and Career Success

Grantham University’s latest publication provides information on continuing professional development and college courses even if the family is relocated across the world. Kansas City, Mo. — December 19, 2013 — The life of a military spouse is unique. They are frequently asked to juggle family responsibilities and careers while the possibility of relocation looms overhead.…

Military Advanced Education Names Grantham a Top Military-Friendly University

This is the seventh consecutive year Grantham has received this honor.   Kansas City, Mo. — December 16, 2013 — Since its inception 62 years ago, Grantham University has always strived to help service members and veterans pursue and achieve their educational goals. For the seventh consecutive year, the University has been recognized for its…

Grantham University Announces New Concentrations for Multidisciplinary Studies Program

Concentrations in human resource management, criminal justice, health systems management, accounting, business administration, business management and computer science Grantham University announced that it has added seven new specialized concentrations to its bachelor of science in multidisciplinary studies. The concentrations provide students majoring in multidisciplinary studies with the opportunity to increase their knowledge and depth in…

Seventh Year of GU’s Operation Thanksgiving Gathers Over 2300 Items for Della Lamb

Grantham University also raised over $250 for the charity, which provides low-income families with educational opportunities in addition to groceries during the holiday season The giving nature of Kansas City was experienced first-hand by Grantham University in 2005 when they relocated to the greater metropolitan area from Katrina-ravaged Louisiana. For the seventh year, Grantham has…

Grantham University to Present at 19th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning

Dr. Cheryl Hayek and Jennifer Shreckengost lead two presentations on best practices for online universities to utilize when working with full-time faculty and adjunct professors Dr. Cheryl Hayek, chief academic officer, and Jennifer Shreckengost, chair – faculty development and education training, of Grantham University have been selected to present at the 19th Annual Sloan Consortium…

Grantham University’s Dr. Niccole Buckley Selected as Session Chair for International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines

Led group discussion for Contemporary Business Issues/Distance Learning division Dr. Niccole Buckley, dean of Grantham University’s Mark Skousen School of Business, served as session chair for the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) Fall Conference in Las Vegas, Nev. In addition to serving as session chair for the Contemporary Business Issues/Distance Learning…

Grantham University Welcomes Dr. Illian as Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

Kansas City, Mo. – January 24, 2011 – Grantham University, an online university serving the educational needs of working adult students, welcomes Dr. Paul Illian as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.  In addition to a distinguished 21-year military career, Dr. Illian possesses a well developed background in education administration and instruction, which…

Grantham University Named a Top Military-Friendly University for the 3rd Year in a Row

Kansas City, Mo. – January 26, 2010 – Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, an online university dedicated to providing educational opportunities to working adults, announced today that for the third year in a row, it has been recognized as a Military Advanced Education Military-Friendly College and University.  This year, Grantham University received additional accolades for its Veterans…

DoD Honoring Employees who serve in the Missouri National Guard and Reserve

Grantham University honored by Department of Defense for Extraordinary Support of Employees who serve in the Missouri National Guard and Reserve  Kansas City, Mo. — October 20, 2009 — Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, an online university, announced today that employee, Paul Alley, was honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of the employees…

Welcome to Grantham

Education is vital in today's workplace, but busy schedules can make it challenging to sit in a classroom. With online learning, at Grantham University, you can earn an Associate, Bachelor's or Master's degree when it is convenient for you. Grantham is a nationally accredited university working hard to offer you a flexible learning environment. We…

The Military Market

July 7, 2006 - As more colleges pursue service members as students, concerns grow about overly aggressive tactics For more than 35 years, Central Michigan University has been providing college-degree programs to military personnel. Today, the institution counts on them for some 4,000 enrollments a year at 23 bases across the country and online around…

Grantham Graduate Receives Recognition as a DETC Outstanding Graduate

May 25, 2006 - On April 11, 2006, at the Distance Education and Training Council's (DETC) 80th Annual Conference, Grantham graduate, Susan Bailey received a Certificate of Recognition and plaque as a 2006 DETC Outstanding Graduate. This year, thirty-three graduates were chosen to join the ranks of over 615 graduates who have been named DETC…

Campus on a keyboard

February 3, 2004 - Online learning has been a boon to millions. But is it a convenience - or a threat to all that's best about college? For Sr. Airman Aaron Fisher, every day he and his fellow soldiers spent in post-Hussein Iraq required vigilance. But avoiding bullets and bombs wasn't the only thing on…

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 the 50-percent rule, has some…