Pauldine to Retire as President of DeVry University
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- November 26, 2013
DeVry University announced today that David J. Pauldine plans to retire as
president of the University, which is a part of DeVry Education Group.
Pauldine is expected to continue in his role until fall 2014 while the
organization conducts an internal and external search for his successor.
“I have always been attracted to organizations that are committed to doing
things the right way; organizations that focus on academic quality and provide
students with a solid return on their educational investment,” said Pauldine.
“That’s what DeVry University is all about and why I am proud to be a part of
it. I want to thank my colleagues across the organization for their unwavering
focus on our students.”
Pauldine has more than 35 years in private sector higher education. His career
started at DeVry University where he held a variety of positions from 1979 to
1988. In 1989, he joined Education Management Corporation where he had a
16-year career, primarily in educational leadership positions. He was
president of The Art Institutes system of schools from 2000 to 2005. Pauldine
returned to DeVry University in 2005 and has been president since 2006.
“Dave Pauldine has focused his entire career on students and their success,"
said Richard Rodriguez, chairman of the board of trustees of DeVry University.
“He will be leaving DeVry University stronger, and even more committed to
empowering its students than ever before."
The search for a new president is being conducted by Russell Reynolds
Associates. For more information, contact Constantine Alexandrakis at
312-993-0744 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About DeVry University
Founded in 1931, DeVry University is one of the largest, private sector
universities in North America. The university’s mission is to foster student
learning through high-quality, career-oriented education integrating
technology, business, science and the arts. With more than 90 locations, DeVry
University delivers practitioner-oriented undergraduate and graduate degree
programs onsite and online that meet the needs of a diverse and geographically
dispersed student population. Home to five colleges of study, including
Business & Management, Engineering & Information Sciences, Health Sciences,
Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Media Arts & Technology, DeVry University’s
outstanding faculty members work in the fields that they teach, providing
students with real-world experiences that prepare them for high-growth
DeVry University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning
Commission, http://www.ncahlc.org/. DeVry University is based in Downers
Grove, Ill. For more information about DeVry University, find us on Twitter
@DeVryUniv, Facebook /DEVRYUNIVERSITY or visit http://newsroom.devry.edu/.
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 www.devryeducationgroup.com.
Donna Shaults, (630) 353-9013
DeVry Education Group
Joan Bates, (630) 353-3800
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