Corinthian Colleges Names Marc Morial to Board of Directors

Corinthian Colleges Names Marc Morial to Board of Directors

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Corinthian Colleges,
Inc. (Nasdaq:COCO) today announced that Marc Morial, President and CEO of the
National Urban League, was unanimously appointed to the company's Board of
Directors on April 27.

"Marc Morial is one our country's most distinguished leaders and public
servants, and Corinthian will benefit tremendously from his counsel," said
Jack D. Massimino, Corinthian's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Marc
has visited our schools, spoken with our students and staff, and met our
graduates.He shares our commitment to quality career education and will help
our schools meet the needs of students and the communities we serve."

For the past decade, Morial has headed the National Urban League, one of the
nation's largest and most influential civil rights and urban advocacy
organizations.He has been one of America's leading voices on social justice
issues and has built upon the National Urban League's century of service,
focusing on educational and economic empowerment for the African American
community.

Morial previously served as mayor of New Orleans from 1994 to 2002.Making
economic development, government reform, public safetyand education his top
priorities, Morial boosted New Orleans' tourism and convention sector,
revitalized neighborhoods and housing programs, and significantly reduced
violent crime. Morial also served as president of the bipartisan United State
Conference of Mayors and was a Louisiana state senator.

All members of Corinthian's Board of Directors serve one-year terms and will
stand for election at the company's annual shareholders meeting in November,
2013.

About Corinthian

Corinthian is one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North
America. Our mission is to change students' lives. We offer diploma and degree
programs that prepare students for careers in demand or for advancement in
their chosen fields. Our program areas include health care, business, criminal
justice, transportation technology and maintenance, construction trades and
information technology. We have 113 Everest, Heald and WyoTech campuses, and
also offer degrees online. For more information, go to http://www.cci.edu.

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