Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI), a provider of post-secondary education services, announced today that University of the Rockies, a graduate school specializing in psychology programs at the master's and doctoral levels, has received an Award of Excellence in the Profiles In Diversity Seventh Annual 2010 Innovations in Diversity Awards.
The annual awards honor corporations, organizations and institutions that have developed innovative solutions that offer measurable outcomes in the area of workforce diversity and inclusion. A summary of award-winning innovations will appear in the magazine's July/August issue.
University of the Rockies is being recognized for its "Imagine the Possibilities -- Measure The Outcomes" multi-faceted effort to engage administrators, faculty and students about what it means to be a world-class center of excellence in diversity management. It is the only higher learning institution recognized among this year's International Innovation award recipients.
"At University of the Rockies, diversity is more than just our mission statement -- it is who we are," Dr. Charlita Shelton, president of the university, said. "Being recognized for our innovation is an amazing honor."
About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education's postsecondary education services focus on offering associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in such disciplines as business, education, psychology, social sciences and health sciences. Bridgepoint Education's regionally accredited academic institutions - Ashford University and University of the Rockes - deliver their programs online as well as at traditional campuses located in Clinton, Iowa, and Colorado Springs, Colorado. For more information about Bridgepoint Education, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations at 858.668.2580.