Rasmussen College Welcomes Marshall Lancaster As New Chief Information Officer
Lancaster brings extensive technical experience and expertise to Rasmussen
College and will oversee the continued growth of online education
CHICAGO, April 3, 2013
CHICAGO, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Rasmussen College today announced the
appointment of Marshall Lancaster as the new Chief Information Officer of the
College. Lancaster will oversee all technology and information systems
infrastructures at Rasmussen College to help further position the regionally
accredited college as a leader in online education.
"We are very excited and fortunate to have Marshall join the Rasmussen College
team. He brings over two decades of industry experience at world-class
companies, and is a proven leader in implementing technologies that help
organizations improve operating effectiveness and customer satisfaction," said
Rasmussen College Chief Executive Officer Tom Slagle. "His focus will be on
integrating a strong IT and business strategy for the College which will have
a positive impact on the overall learning experience for our students."
Prior to joining Rasmussen College, Lancaster served as the Vice President of
I.T. Enterprise Applications at United Stationers, Inc. in Deerfield, Ill. In
this position, he led business solution development for the entire company and
created a shared services organization that consolidated all application
development within one leadership structure. During his tenure at United
Stationers, Lancaster oversaw multi-million dollar operational budgets, held
accountability for all enterprise shared service and technology architecture
functions – such as IT operations, security infrastructure, and IT policy
ownership – and also led the modernization of several of the company's
"Technology is changing the landscape of higher education and it is becoming
more important for colleges and universities to ensure that their technology
infrastructure not only meets the needs of current students, but is looking
ahead at what the next generation of students will need to be successful,"
said Slagle. "Marshall has built his career on being innovative and
forward-thinking in this area, and he will help Rasmussen College develop a
strong architecture for our growing technology needs."
Lancaster earned his Bachelor's of Science degree in Psychology from Louisiana
State University, and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School. He holds
ITIL-Practitioner, ITIL-Foundations, and Six Sigma Green Belt certifications.
Lancaster also served in the United States Air Force.
Rasmussen College has become an industry leader in integrating technological
solutions into an academic setting. From their award-wining online library
resources and expansive online job database solutions for current students and
graduates, to their interactive online classrooms and simulated learning
platforms, Rasmussen College is constantly engaging in new technologies that
will provide a rewarding learning experience for its students.
For more information on Rasmussen College, visit www.Rasmussen.edu.
ABOUT RASMUSSEN COLLEGE
Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited private college specializing in
high-demand educational programs in a supportive, student-centered
environment. Rasmussen College offers Certificate and Diploma programs through
Associate's and Bachelor's degrees online and across its 24 Midwest and
Florida campuses. By combining career development expertise, high academic
standards and exceptional student support services, Rasmussen College
graduates gain the skills to succeed in their chosen field.Since 1900,
Rasmussen College has been dedicated to being a primary contributor to the
growth and development of the communities it serves. For more information
about Rasmussen College, please visit Rasmussen.edu.
Contact: Erin Werthman
Phone: (952) 806-3999
Mobile: (413) 636-6758
SOURCE Rasmussen College
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.