SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of postsecondary education services, announced today that Vickie Schray has been promoted to the position of executive vice president of regulatory affairs and public policy, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Andrew Clark. In this role, she will be responsible for external relationships and influencing regulatory affairs and public policy with federal, state and accreditation agencies and policy makers.
Schray joined Bridgepoint Education in 2011. Prior to her promotion, she held the position of senior vice president of regulatory affairs for Bridgepoint Education. Schray's previous experience includes serving in various leadership positions with the U.S. Department of Education, including deputy director for the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education, acting deputy assistant secretary in the Office of Postsecondary Education, and she was delegated the authority to serve as the under secretary of education and the assistant secretary for postsecondary education.
"We congratulate Vickie on her well-deserved promotion to executive vice president of regulatory affairs and public policy," said Bridgepoint Education Chief Executive Officer Andrew Clark. "She is a key member of the executive leadership team and we deeply value her expertise in working on regulatory affairs and public policy with federal, state and accreditation agencies and policy makers."
Schray earned her bachelor's degree in marketing education at Oregon State University, her masters of science in teaching at Portland State University, and has received her key executive leadership program and SES candidate development program certifications.
About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint owns two academic institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com, www.facebook.com/BridgepointEducation, or call Marianne Perez, Media Relations Manager, at 858.668.2586 x11636, [email protected].
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