Career Education Corporation (CEC) (NASDAQ: CECO), a global provider of postsecondary education programs and services, today announced that its Chairman, President and CEO Steven H. Lesnik has accepted an appointment to the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) Board of Directors.
“APSCU promotes and defends the critical role private sector postsecondary education plays in America, providing flexible, career-focused options for many students who are not well served by traditional higher education,” Lesnik said. “APSCU also continues to be a resource to private sector schools across the country, providing information on the wide array of regulations faced by our institutions and sharing best practices on serving students with educational excellence. I look forward to Career Education playing a more prominent role in APSCU, working closely with its admirable new leadership.”
Lesnik is actively committed to education, having served as Chairman of the Illinois Board of Higher Education, as a visiting lecturer at Northwestern University, and as a Director of the Illinois Math & Science Academy Foundation.
“APSCU welcomes Steve to our Board of Directors,” said APSCU President and CEO Steve Gunderson, a graduate of Brown College in Minnesota, part of the Career Education family of schools. “I look forward to working with him to deliver career college students the education and skills they need to succeed in the 21 st century workforce, as well as continue to provide access to postsecondary education.”About Career Education Corporation The colleges, schools and universities that are part of the Career Education Corporation (“CEC”) family offer high-quality education to a diverse student population of more than 75,000 students across the world in a variety of career-oriented disciplines through online, on-ground and hybrid learning program offerings. The more than 90 campuses that serve these students are located throughout the United States and in France, the United Kingdom and Monaco, and offer doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees and diploma and certificate programs.