Thursday, April 5, 2007

Wendy Vasquez-Osborn Named Interim President of Argosy University/Inland Empire

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – Argosy University/Inland Empire has named Wendy Vasquez-Osborn, MA interim president for its campus in San Bernardino.
Vasquez-Osborn brings more than 10 years of professional experience in higher education to the position. She succeeds Dr. Darren Adamson who was recently named president of The Art Institute of Salt Lake City. A national search for a president of Argosy University/Inland Empire is currently being conducted.

Vasquez-Osborn joined Argosy University in 2006 and most recently served as director of Admissions for the campus. Prior to joining the institution, she worked in admissions for the University of Phoenix for seven years where she was instrumental in the successful expansion of learning centers throughout the Inland Empire area. In addition to her experience in the proprietary sector of higher education, she also served in a similar role at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. where she managed recruiting high school students from culturally diverse backgrounds and mentoring them through the admissions process.
Prior to entering education, Vasquez-Osborn spent four years in the social service arena working for Arapahoe House, Colorado’s largest non-profit drug, alcohol and mental health treatment facility. At Arapahoe House, she oversaw the outcomes assessment for the agency’s largest program focused on the treatment of women and their dependent children.
She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and History from Macalester College and a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix in Ontario, Calif.
Argosy University/Inland Empire is one of 18 Argosy University ( locations in 12 states. Argosy University offers doctoral and master's degree programs in psychology, business, counseling, and education. Argosy University also offers bachelor’s degree completion programs in psychology and business, and associate's degree programs in various health sciences fields. Argosy University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA) (30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602, 1-800-621-7440 ,
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