NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aspen Group, Inc. (OTCBB:ASPU), parent of Aspen University, a nationally accredited online postsecondary education company, today announced the appointment of Kathryn Dillon Hogan, who has more than 30 years of higher education experience. She brings exceptional expertise in administration, operations and compliance to her responsibilities as the Company's Senior Vice President of Compliance, a newly formed position within Aspen University.
In this role, Hogan will be responsible for all aspects of compliance at Aspen University, as well as advisor to the executive management team on postsecondary education regulatory matters. This includes state authorization, federal reporting and disclosure, and Title IV federal financial aid compliance.
"Ms. Hogan is recognized in the sector for her knowledge and expertise in postsecondary education regulatory matters and her understanding of education operations. In addition, she has leadership skills needed to manage comprehensive compliance programs," stated Dr. Cheri St. Arnauld, Chief Academic Officer of Aspen University. "In today's regulatory environment, maintaining strong compliance policies and procedures and positive relationships with regulators are critical to a university's success. Ms. Hogan will be invaluable in both these efforts and we are very pleased to welcome her as part of our executive team," said St. Arnauld.
Hogan formerly served in a compliance role with Grand Canyon University where she navigated state by state policies required for degree offerings in states other than those they are certified in. She also served as the Director of Financial Aid at Arizona State University and Vice President of Enrollment at St. Bonaventure University. These experiences required a deep understanding of the regulatory environment and the ability to institute policies and procedures to comply with online education regulations.
About Aspen Group, Inc. (OTCBB:ASPU)
Aspen Group, Inc. is an online postsecondary education company. Aspen University's mission is to offer any motivated college-worthy student the opportunity to receive a high-quality, responsibly priced distance-learning education for the purpose of achieving sustainable economic and social benefits for themselves and their families. Aspen is dedicated to providing the highest quality education experiences taught by top-tier faculty – 61 percent of our adjunct faculty hold doctoral degrees. To learn more about Aspen University, visit www.aspen.edu.
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