Concord Law School Celebrates 19th Graduation
Chairman and CEO of Kaplan, Inc. to Address More Than 80 Graduates
LOS ANGELES -- February 22, 2013
Concord Law School of Kaplan University, the nation’s leading fully-online law
school, will celebrate its nineteenth graduation on Saturday, March 2, at the
Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.The graduating class includes 59
graduates of the Juris Doctor program and 34 who earned an Executive Juris
Doctor degree. Many of the graduates hold other post-graduate degrees,
including numerous MBAs and Masters degrees, and three PhDs. In addition, this
graduating class includes 4 who are the first graduates from Concord's Small
Business Practice LLM program. Launched in Sept 2010, the LLM program is
designed for lawyers and recent law school graduates, providing practical
courses focused on the needs of small business clients. Dean Greg Brandes will
confer the degrees.
Andrew Rosen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kaplan, Inc., will
address the graduates. Mr. Rosen leads one of the largest, most diverse
education organizations in the world. Throughout his two- decade career at
Kaplan, Rosen has helped pioneer much of the company’s innovation with a focus
on student success and outcomes. These include the founding of Concord Law
School, the first fully online law school in the U.S.; the development and
growth of Kaplan University; and the creation of new blended online and
classroom-based learning opportunities for both working adults and test
In addition, Mr. Rosen is the author of Change.edu:Rebooting For the New
Talent Economy (Kaplan Publishing, 2011), which details the history of
innovation in American Higher education and outlines “seven certainties” of
education in the coming 25 years, and how our system must prepare for the
coming changes. Prior to joining Kaplan, Rosen served as Assistant Counsel at
Newsweek and staff attorney for The Washington Post newspaper.
DATE: SATURDAY, March 2, 2013
TIME: 10 A.M.
PLACE: SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER
2701 NORTH SEPULVEDA BLVD., LOS ANGELES, CA 90049
About Concord Law School
Concord Law School is the nation's premier provider of online law degrees.
Since opening its virtual doors in 1998, Concord has helped more than 1,500
graduates obtain their Juris Doctor (JD) or Executive Juris Doctor^SM (EJD)
degree.Concord is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance
Education and Training Council, a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
Concord Law School of Kaplan University is part of Kaplan Higher Education,
which serves more than 74,000 students through more than 70 campus-based
schools across the United States and abroad. Kaplan Higher Education is part
of Kaplan, Inc., a leading international provider of educational and career
services for individuals, schools and businesses. Kaplan, Inc. is a subsidiary
of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), and its largest division. For more
information, visit info.concordlawschool.edu.
For Concord Law School
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