National American University Holdings, Inc. Announces Appointment of Dr. Samuel
D. Kerr as Chief Operating Officer
RAPID CITY, SD -- (Marketwired) -- 05/10/13 -- National American
University Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: NAUH), which
through its wholly owned subsidiary operates National American
University ("NAU"), a regionally accredited, proprietary,
multi-campus institution of higher learning, today announced the
appointment of Dr. Samuel D. Kerr, its provost, secretary, and
general counsel, to the newly created position of Chief Operating
Officer for the Company, effective May 10, 2013.
Dr. Kerr has served as NAU's provost since 2008 and as an adjunct
faculty member of NAU since 2002. Dr. Kerr was also NAU's system vice
president for administration and general counsel from 2004 to 2008
and vice president for human resources and general counsel from 2001
Prior to joining NAU, Dr. Kerr served as managing partner of the law
firm Banks, Johnson, Colbath & Kerr, Prof. L.L.C., from 1995 to 2001.
He was also an associate attorney at Wallahan & Eicher from 1992 to
1995 and an English/Journalism teacher at several high schools in
South Dakota from 1983 to 1989. Dr. Kerr has a B.S. and B.S.Ed. from
Black Hills State University, a M.Ed. from South Dakota State
University, a J.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of
Law and an Ed.D. from the University of South Dakota.
Ronald L. Shape, Ed.D., Chief Executive Officer of the Company,
stated, "We are pleased to have Dr. Kerr continue his service to NAU
as a valued member of our management team. Having worked with Dr.
Kerr for the past several years, I know that his wealth of experience
in both the legal and education sectors will prove a valuable asset
in overseeing our daily university operations as we continue working
to grow the Company while providing excellent academic programs and
student services in a caring and supportive learning environment."
About National American University Holdings, Inc.
National American University Holdings, Inc., through its wholly owned
subsidiary, operates National American University ("NAU"), a
regionally accredited, proprietary, multi-campus institution of
higher learning offering associate, bachelor's, and master's degree
programs in technical and professional disciplines. Accredited by The
Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central
Association of Colleges and Schools, NAU has been providing technical
and professional career education since 1941. NAU opened its first
campus in Rapid City, South Dakota, and has since grown to multiple
locations throughout the central United States. In 1998, NAU began
offering online courses. Today, NAU offers degree programs in
traditional, online, and hybrid formats, which provide students
increased flexibility to take courses at times and places convenient
to their busy lifestyles.
National American University Holdings, Inc.
Dr. Ronald Shape
Investor Relations Counsel
The Equity Group Inc.
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