University has announced the appointment of Joyce Wheatley as
president of its Philadelphia metro. Wheatley was previously campus dean
of the DeVry University Chesapeake Campus.
DeVry University Appoints Joyce Wheatley as Philadelphia Metro President (Photo: Business Wire)
Prior to joining DeVry University, Wheatley served as employment manager
at Tidewater Community College in Norfolk, Va. Her extensive career
spans more than 20 years in a variety of operations and educational
Wheatley earned her bachelor's
degree in political science from the University of Delaware in
Newark and a master's
degree in human resource development from The George Washington
University in Washington, D.C.
"I have witnessed many success stories in my five years with DeVry
University," said Wheatley. "I am honored to begin this new endeavor,
helping more students access the education they need to succeed in
today's in-demand career fields."
In her new position, Wheatley will be responsible for supporting DeVry
University's mission to foster student learning through high-quality,
career-oriented education, integrating technology, business and
management across the Philadelphia metropolitan area. DeVry University's
Philadelphia metro comprises three locations: the Fort
Washington Campus, King
of Prussia Center and Philadelphia
(Center City) Center.
About DeVry University
Founded in 1931, DeVry University is one of the largest, private sector
universities in North America, with more than 90,000 students enrolled
in the United States and Canada. 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
95 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 careers.
DeVry University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning
Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org.
DeVry University, a part of DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), is based in Downers
Grove, Ill. For more information about DeVry University, find us on
Twitter @DeVryUniv, Facebook.com/DEVRYUNIVERSITY or visit newsroom.devry.edu.
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