Ashford University and Forbes Media Introduce the Forbes School of Business

 Ashford University and Forbes Media Introduce the Forbes School of Business

Forbes Media chairman Steve Forbes joins Ashford dignitaries for ceremonial
signing and presentation

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 13, 2013

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a reception held at its
headquarters in San Diego on December 12, representatives from Ashford
University, Bridgepoint Education, and Forbes Media unveiled the Forbes School
of Business.



"By working together, Ashford and Forbes will be able to draw upon our
combined resources," said Dr. Richard Pattenaude, president and chief
executive officer of Ashford University, in his opening remarks. "Ashford has
built and refined a thorough business curriculum and has established an
effective online platform to deliver it to students around the world. Forbes
contributes a unique global perspective on the world of business, a network of
talent, and a truly impressive library of business resources."

During the event, additional remarks were given by Forbes Media chairman and
editor in chief Steve Forbes, Bridgepoint Education president and chief
executive officer Andrew Clark, and Forbes Media president and chief executive
officer Mike Perlis. Following the remarks, all four speakers participated in
a ceremonial signing.

Students of the Forbes School of Business will gain online access to Forbes
resources dating back almost a century. Forbes contributors may also be
available to serve as guest lecturers, sharing their expansive knowledge with
Ashford's online students. Other benefits for Forbes School of Business
students include invitations to unique speaker series and webinars featuring
business experts from Forbes' roster of approximately 1,200 international

About Ashford University
Achievement belongs to all of us at Ashford University. By offering a
traditional college campus as well as online degree programs, Ashford meets
the diverse needs of individuals pursuing integrity in their lives and in
their communities. Students may earn an associates, bachelors, or master's
degree online, while campus students in Clinton, Iowa may earn a bachelor's
degree. Whether on campus or online, Ashford students enjoy the same
supportive community. For more information, please visit or call
Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.

About Forbes Media
Forbes Media LLC, publisher of Forbes magazine and, is an
authoritative source of news and information on business, investing,
technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. Through
October 2013,, a leading business website, reached 28 million
unique visitors, according to comScore worldwide. Forbes magazine, Forbes Asia
and Forbes Europe attract a global audience of more than 5 million readers.
The Forbes magazine iPad app merges the power of print storytelling with
social sharing and the Web. The Company also publishes ForbesLife magazine,
and has 31 licensed local editions around the world.

Contact: Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations
858.668.2580 •

Contact: Mia Carbonell, SVP, Corporate Communications

SOURCE Ashford University

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