Jones International University Promotes Bruce Cunningham to Executive Vice Chancellor/Chief Operating Officer

DENVER, Colo., (April 6, 2010) — Jones International University® (JIU®), the first fully online accredited university,* today announced the promotion of Bruce Cunningham to the newly created position of Executive Vice Chancellor/Chief Operating Officer.   


 “This new position is necessitated because of JIU’s very rapid growth,” said the University’s Chancellor, Glenn R. Jones.  All Vice Chancellors of JIU will report to the new Executive Vice Chancellor/Chief Operating Officer, who in turn will report directly to the Chancellor.  Cunningham will also continue to serve as Chief Legal Counsel for Jones International™, Ltd., and as Senior Vice President/Development for Jones Knowledge Group®, Inc., both parent companies of JIU.


 Bruce graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1996, where he was a Society of Cincinnati Scholar.  He earned his B.A., cum laude, in Economics from Trinity University in 1991, where he was admitted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.  He has also attended the Avery Institute of Executive Education at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, as well as the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.


 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 and employs some of the greatest minds from many of the world’s leading universities. 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®. Visit www.jiu.edu.


*Jones International University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. The HLC may be contacted at 800.621.7440 or www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org.


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