Kaplan’s Colloquy Unit Taps Tim Gilbert as President

  Kaplan’s Colloquy Unit Taps Tim Gilbert as President

Veteran education executive will lead business’ expansion of online solutions
                      for higher education institutions

Business Wire

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- April 11, 2013

Kaplan, Inc., the leading global education provider and a subsidiary of The
Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO), today announced that Timothy S. Gilbert
has assumed leadership for Colloquy LLC, a business unit offering end-to-end
online and distance education solutions to higher education. As Colloquy’s
president, Gilbert will be based in the operation’s Delray Beach, FL
headquarters and report to Darrell Splithoff, executive vice president of
Strategy and Innovation at Kaplan, Inc.

Tim Gilbert is the new president of Colloquy, a division of Kaplan, Inc.,
offering online and distan ...

Tim Gilbert is the new president of Colloquy, a division of Kaplan, Inc.,
offering online and distance education solutions to colleges and universities.
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Gilbert most recently served as senior vice president and chief marketing
officer for Campus Management Corp. in Boca Raton, FL. During his eight years
at Campus Management, he helped grow the company from a niche provider into a
global industry leader, serving 1,700 colleges, universities, and
not-for-profit institutions. Previously, Gilbert held senior management
positions with IBM Life Sciences, The Raymond Corporation (a manufacturing
division of Toyota Industries Corp.), and The Patriot Company, a consumer
goods firm he co-founded and later sold.

“Colloquy will continue to focus and expand its services to all types of
higher education institutions which want to take advantage of online
capabilities to reach distant learners,” said Darrell Splithoff. “We are very
pleased to have Tim lead those efforts. His combination of leadership
qualities, experience, and vision will take Colloquy to its next phase of

Colloquy currently serves a number of U.S. colleges and universities,
including the University of California at San Francisco, George Washington
University (Washington, DC) and George Mason University (Fairfax, VA).

Gilbert earned an MBA from Regis University (Denver CO), a master’s degree
from The John Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD), and a bachelor’s degree from
the University of Wisconsin—Madison.

Gilbert was named “Chief Marketing Officer of the Year” by the CMO Institute
in 2010. A former board member of the South Florida Technology Alliance, he
regularly speaks and writes about technology in education. His articles have
appeared in a variety of trade and academic journals.

About Colloquy

Colloquy is a leading provider of online education strategy, consulting, and
delivery to higher education. Colloquy's solutions are designed to help
institutional leaders execute their vision for online delivery of degrees.

As a division of Kaplan, Inc., part of The Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO),
Colloquy leverages 75 years of expertise in global education services.
Colloquy offers the full range of resources and knowledge necessary to plan,
execute, launch, and manage a total online experience both domestically and

Using its proprietary Colloquy 360° Methodology, Colloquy applies a
best-practices approach to market research, marketing and recruiting,
curriculum design and development, learning management systems, and student
success services.

Visit us at www.colloquy360.com.

About Kaplan, Inc.

Kaplan, Inc. is a leading international provider of educational and career
services for individuals, schools, and businesses. Kaplan serves students of
all ages through a wide array of offerings including higher education, test
preparation, professional training and programs for kids in grades K through
12. Kaplan is a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) and its
largest division. For more information, please visit www.kaplan.com.

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