Dr. Connie R. Curran Appointed Board Chair of DeVry Education Group
DeVry Group Provides Annual Meeting Results
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- November 6, 2013
DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV), a global provider of educational
services, today announced at its annual meeting of shareholders that Dr.
Connie R. Curran was appointed board chair of the organization. She succeeds
Dr. Harold T. Shapiro who retired from the board after 12 years of service.
In addition to Dr. Curran, Ronald L. Taylor and Daniel Hamburger were also
re-elected to serve as Class I directors through 2015. The board now comprises
11 members with the retirement of Dr. Shapiro.
"This is an exciting time for DeVry Group and I look forward to working with
the board and management team as we help to meet society's need for
career-oriented education in healthcare, business and technology fields," said
Dr. Curran. "We want to thank Harold for his years of service and his
commitment to DeVry Group and our shareholders.”
"Connie has made significant contributions to DeVry Group’s board since
joining as a director in 2003," said Daniel Hamburger, president and chief
executive officer. “She brings substantial experience as an educator and
business leader in healthcare, which is an area of increasing importance to
DeVry Group also reported that PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP was ratified as the
independent registered public accounting firm for the organization. In
addition, shareholders voted to amend the certificate of incorporation to
change the organization’s name to DeVry Education Group and to approve the
DeVry Group Incentive Plan of 2013.
About DeVry Education Group
The purpose of DeVry Education Group is to empower its students to achieve
their educational and career goals. DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE: DV;
member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a global provider of educational services and
the parent organization of American University of the Caribbean School of
Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Carrington
College California, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry Brasil, DeVry
University, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of
Veterinary Medicine. These institutions offer a wide array of programs in
business, healthcare, technology, accounting and finance. For more
information, please call 630.353.3800 or visit
DeVry Education Group Inc.
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