Capella Education Co. and Capella University Announce Management Changes
Nov 16 15
On November 15, 2015, Scott Kinney resigned as Senior Vice President of Capella Education Co. and as President of its primary subsidiary Capella University, effective December 10, 2015. Effective as of November 16, 2015, Dr. Richard Senese has been appointed the Interim President of Capella University, in addition to his current role as Chief Academic Officer. Mr. Kinney will no longer be an officer of the Company effective November 16, 2015, but will remain an employee until December 10, 2015.
Capella University Launches School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Oct 28 14
Capella University announced that it will launch a new School of Nursing and Health Sciences in January 2015, further demonstrating its commitment to providing competency-based advanced education in nursing and health care. The new school will offer the existing doctoral, master's, and bachelor's online degrees and certificates in Nursing, Health Care Administration, and Public Health, including its CCNE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). Other degree programs moving to the new school include Capella's Master of Public Health (MPH), Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), Master of Health Administration (MHA), Doctor of Health Administration (DHA) and many health care-related specializations and concentrations, such as Health Care Leadership, Epidemiology, Health Care Operations, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Nursing Leadership and Administration. The nursing and health care programs were previously housed in Capella's School of Public Service Leadership, which has been restructured to focus on master's and doctoral degrees and certificates in Human Services, Public Administration, and Public Safety, along with many public service-related specializations and concentrations, including Criminal Justice, Emergency Management, Fire Services, Forensics, Homeland Security, Social and Community Services, Nonprofit Management, Public Policy and Collaborative Governance.