Dr. Lisa R. Braverman selected to fill role for online university.
Denver, CO January 21, 2014 Jones International University® (JIU®) is pleased to announce that Lisa R. Braverman,
Ph.D. has been appointed as the University’s Chief Academic Officer. In this role, Dr. Braverman will be responsible for leading and
managing the entire range of academic activities for JIU including oversight of
the University’s curriculum, instruction, assessment of student learning,
service and compliance to ensure teaching excellence and fulfillment of the
University’s vision and mission.
“The role of Chief Academic Officer is crucial to
the continued growth and success of our university,” stated University Chancellor
Milton Goldberg. “I am excited to work with Dr. Braverman as we expand our
academic breadth and depth to bring JIU to the leading edge of the online
is one of the foremost leaders and innovators in the field of adult,
professional and online education. She has served as associate provost and dean of continuing and
professional education at major colleges and universities in and around the New
York metropolitan region, including Long Island University, New York Institute
of Technology and Pratt Institute. Throughout her career, she has provided
pioneering leadership and successful growth strategies in distance, continuing
and international education and strategic community/corporate partnerships.
Dr. Braverman has held top
leadership posts in professional adult, online and CE associations and is certified
in distance education by the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies. She is also a
consultant and published author, with two journal articles on corporate
education in JCHE and a chapter on the future of continuing higher education in
a recent publication by Jossey Bass.
am excited to be joining the team of one of the nation's original pioneers in
online learning,” stated Dr. Braverman. “I look forward to working with my
colleagues to forge new pathways in the delivery of quality online education
and access for students worldwide."
Dr. Braverman holds a Ph.D. from New York University and is
regularly invited to speak on topics such as
innovation and entrepreneurship in higher education, corporate outreach, higher
education leadership, executive education, strategic partnerships,
international education and other topics essential to the field of continuing
About Jones International University®, Ltd. (JIU®)
As the pioneer
in online education, Jones International University offers an unparalleled
online educational experience that provides essential tools and strategies for
career starters, career changers, and career advancers around the globe. It
offers an array of online undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees and
professional certificate programs in the fields of business administration,
education, and business communication. JIU was the first entirely virtual
university in the U.S. to be granted regional accreditation and continues to
make its mark as the Gold Standard Online University®.