Keynote Speakers

  • Richard Garrett

    Richard Garrett

    Vice President and Principle Analyst, Online Higher Education
    Eduventures, Inc.

    Richard Garrett is Vice President and Principal Analyst at Eduventures, Inc., a research and consulting firm specializing in higher education. ( Read More → )

  • Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

    Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

    Eighth President
    Saint Leo University

    Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr., assumed the presidency of Saint Leo University on January 1, 1997, after serving as president of Keuka College (New York) for 13 years.  ( Read More → ).

  • Dr. Robbie K. Melton

    Dr. Robbie K. Melton

    Associate Vice Chancellor of Mobilization & Emerging Technology
    Tennessee Board of Regents

    Mobilization—the use of smart phones, tablets and mobile apps—has impacted every level of education, from pre-kindergarten to the doctoral level, as well as the workplace. ( Read More → )

Featured Speakers

  • Carol B. Aslanian

    Dr. Susan C. Aldridge

    Senior Fellow
    American Association of State Colleges and Universities

    Dr. Susan Aldridge is a Senior Fellow at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) in Washington, DC where her research, writing, and speeches focus on higher education leadership, university growth strategies, technology mediated models of education, student enrollment and retention, and adult education including education... ( Read More → )

  • Carol B. Aslanian

    Carol B. Aslanian

    Senior Vice President
    Aslanian Market Research at Education Dynamics

    Carol B. Aslanian is Senior Vice President of Aslanian Market Research at EducationDynamics. Until July 2009, she was President of Aslanian Group, which for many years was the leading independent provider of enrollment management services, including community-wide market studies... ( Read More → )

  • Dr. David Clinefelter

    Dr. David Clinefelter

    Chief Academic Officer
    The Learning House, Inc.

    Dr. David Clinefelter joined Learning House in October 2011 as Chief Academic Officer. With his extensive background in higher education, Dave seeks to improve the processes and services of the Learning House Curriculum and Professional Development departments. ( Read More → )

  • Dr. Luke Dowden

    Dr. Luke Dowden

    Director, Office of Distance and Electronic Learning
    University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    Dr. Luke Dowden is a higher education professional with experience at the non-profit, community college and University levels. Currently, he serves as the Director of Distance Learning at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and as the Executive Director of the Center for Adult Learning in Louisiana (CALL) ( Read More → )

  • Gregory Ferenbach

    Gregory Ferenbach

    Member, Postsecondary Education – State Authorization
    Dow Lohnes, PLLC

    Mr. Ferenbach advises clients on a wide variety of education law matters at the federal and state level with an emphasis on issues arising from distance learning. Mr. Ferenbach leads the practice group’s state authorization team, advises on compliance with numerous U.S. Department of Education requirements... ( Read More → )

  • Philip T. Malinoski

    Bradley Safalow

    Founder and CEO
    PAA Research

    Bradley Safalow is the founder and CEO of PAA Research, a leading independent investment research firm with a particular expertise in higher education. Mr. Safalow graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Virginia. ( Read More → )

  • Russell Poulin

    Russell Poulin

    Deputy Director, Research and Analysis
    WCET – WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies

    Russell Poulin is Deputy Director, Research and Analysis, for the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET), which accelerates the adoption of effective practices and policies, advancing excellence in technology-enhanced teaching and learning in higher education. ( Read More → )

  • Jeannie Yockey - Fine

    Jeannie Yockey-Fine

    Senior Manager, State Regulatory Services
    Postsecondary Education – State Authorization
    Dow Lohnes, PLLC

    Jeannie Yockey-Fine joined the Higher Education Practice of Dow Lohnes as Senior Manager, State Regulatory Services in 2011. Jeannie works with attorneys and other professionals in the firm’s Higher Education Practice to provide client institutions and organizations with expert assistance and guidance related to state authorization... ( Read More → )

  • Todd Zipper

    Todd Zipper

    Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
    The Learning House, Inc.

    Todd joined Learning House as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer during the Weld North Holdings, LLC acquisition in 2011. In his role at Learning House, Todd provides strategic management to the Marketing, Enrollment Management, Student Success and Business Development teams. ( Read More → )