Andover College Appoints New President Christopher Quinn
PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andover College's Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Christopher Quinn as the school's new President. Quinn was selected by Andover College’s Board of Trustees following a comprehensive national search.
“As we look ahead to the future, we expect that Quinn will lead Andover providing quality educational experiences for the citizens of Maine.”
"Andover College is fortunate to have Christopher Quinn assume the presidency at this important juncture given his outstanding leadership experience in higher education,” said Les Lafond, Chairman of Andover College’s Board of Trustees. “As we look ahead to the future, we expect that Quinn will lead Andover providing quality educational experiences for the citizens of Maine."
Quinn has spent much of his professional career in educational leadership positions; most recently as Vice President of Western U.S. Operations for Cortiva Education Group. He is relocating from Boulder, Colo., where his prior experience includes eight years as college president for Boulder College of Massage Therapy/Rocky Mountain Healing Arts Institute. He replaces Dr. David Clinefelter, who has been appointed Provost of Kaplan University.
“Andover College has a terrific team of educators dedicated to the advancement of its students and the college,” said Quinn. “We have a tremendous opportunity to meet the needs of the greater Portland and Lewiston communities in high-quality, career-focused higher education. I am honored to have the privilege to lead the college into its next era.”
Andover College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). For more information, please see http://www.andovercollege.com
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Andover College is part of Kaplan, Inc.'s Higher Education Division, which includes more than 70 campus-based schools, as well as online programs through Kaplan University and Concord Law School. Kaplan Higher Education offers career-oriented certificate, bachelor and associate degree programs designed to provide students with the skills necessary to qualify them for entry-level employment in fields such as healthcare, business, information technology, technology, fashion and design. Kaplan is a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO). For more information about Kaplan, please visit www.kaplan.com.
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