Appoints Dr. Suzanne Logan as Director of Academic Affairs; Senior Education Executive to Provide Distance Learning Expertise to Online Education Market Leader

August 8, 2000

San Francisco (August 8, 2000) –, inc. announced today that Suzanne Logan has been named Director of Academic Affairs. provides Internet-based online courses for high school students, as the nations first fully accredited virtual high school.

Logan was most recently Interim Vice-Provost, Outreach and Extended Studies, for Texas Tech University. In this position, she had executive responsibility for twelve operations units including distance learning, KTXT public television, KOHM radio, the Texas Tech University Independent School District and curriculum development and production.

Additionally, Logan directed the universitys distance learning programs for the State of Texas beginning in 1984. Under her guidance, she developed a program that served over 70,000 enrollments for the past year. She conceived the concept and brought to reality a Texas Tech University Schools District, the only K-12 virtual public school district in existence at this time.

 Logan has attained worldwide recognition for innovation and quality in education. She has been a featured speaker at national and international conferences on the topic of distance learning, and regularly serves as a peer reviewer for regional accrediting agencies.

 Suzanne is a recognized online learning expert. Her knowledge of individual learning styles is tailor made for now and in the future, said John Blair, President and Chief Executive Officer,, inc. Adding her expertise allows us to broaden our curriculum development programs and lead education into the future. We are extremely pleased to welcome her as a member of our executive team. is leading the educational market by successfully applying online technology with academic needs.  By responsibly blending business with the highest quality education offerings, the results are positive for everyone, said Logan.

Logan will be based at class.coms headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Logan holds degrees in English and Education Administration, with a doctorate from Texas Tech University in Higher Education Administration. Dr. Logan is a prolific, award winning author in the areas of education on-site, independent study and distance and online learning. Logan also has in-depth knowledge and experience in the areas of educating teachers, and serving under-prepared, low-, average- and high-ability students.


About Courses represents the way of the future by providing courses without boundaries at anytime or anyplace. Using the Internet as a common and readily available delivery mechanism, courses can be updated on an on-going basis and students are able to learn at their own pace. offers core courses such as math, science, English and social studies in addition to business and career planning. courses provide a direct interaction between students and teachers. By using a standard web browser, students access course material that takes full advantage of advanced multimedia technologies. Students can log on and learn anytime and anywhere there is a PC and an Internet connection.

Students view a combination of text, animated graphics, audio and video materials. A unique design and seamless navigational system encourages individualized discovery and learning. Downloading times are minimized by storing pictures, videos and interactive graphics for off-line access. An online binder or notebook allows a student to take notes and store course materials in both text and multimedia formats for later reference.  

About, inc.

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska with area offices in Atlanta and San Francisco, is a privately held company delivering online educational courses over the Internet for high school students throughout the world. The courses are offered under the direction of a fully accredited, university-based independent study high school as part of a full diploma program or for transfer to a students current high school for diploma credit.

As the premier provider of Internet-based online education, is committed to providing quality education over the Internet using the most innovative and advanced technology available.  For more information, may be reached at 415-495-5009 or by visiting