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Everest University’s Chris Tilley nominated to serve as president-elect of FAPSC
“It is an honor to have the confidence of my peers at the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges. The association is the voice of career schools since 1956 and in that role focuses on serving more than 300,000 students enrolled in private career colleges and sharing best practices as educators and business leaders,” said Tilley, who serves as treasurer of the board of directors.
Elections will take place in July at the association’
Tilley is responsible for nine Everest campuses in Florida and Georgia that serve more than 6,000 students. He joined Corinthian Colleges, the parent company of Everest, in 2007 and since has been recognized for advancing the accreditation at four Florida campuses and opening new trade programs. In 2010, he was named Employee of the Year for the Corinthian College Florida Division.
Previously, Tilley held leadership roles at Remington College in Texas and Heald College and Bay Valley Tech in California. He holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, where he developed a market study on student retention for the adult learner.
Everest University in Florida
Everest University provides career-oriented diploma, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in business, healthcare, criminal justice, paralegal, and information technology. Programs and schedules vary by campus. Everest has more than 6,500 students in Florida and participates in the Florida Statewide Course Numbering System. Everest is owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. For more information, visit www.everest.edu. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please visit our website at www.everest.edu/
FAPSC is a voluntary, 501 (c)6 membership organization representing career colleges in Florida. FAPSC conducts education programs, hosts an annual meeting, and represents the interests of its member institutions before the Florida Legislature and regulatory bodies. FAPSC is located at 150 South Monroe St., Ste. 303, Tallahassee, Fla. 32301. For more information, go to www.fapsc.org.