VCampus Strengthens Its Higher Education Division; VCampus Promotes Don Olcott, a National Leader in Distance Learning
RESTON, Va. — VCampus Corporation (Nasdaq:VCMP)
announced that Dr. Don Olcott, Jr., has been promoted
to Vice President for Higher Education and assumed
all executive management responsibilities for VCampus’
Higher Education Division effective December 1, 2000.
Dr. Olcott, a national leader in distance learning, has served as Associate Vice President for Higher Education Services with VCampus Corporation since April of this year. In his new role, Dr. Olcott will have the overall responsibility for expanding the Higher Education Division to provide a broader array of e-Learning services to colleges and universities in North America.
In announcing Dr. Olcott’s promotion, Daniel Neal, President and CEO of VCampus, remarked, “We are very pleased to have Dr. Olcott at the helm to guide the growth of our Higher Education Division. Don and his team have been an integral part of the many successes achieved by VCampus for our clients in the Higher Education arena. Don’s noteworthy experience and expertise in distance learning, together with his outstanding leadership, will enable VCampus to make even greater positive contributions to a rapidly expanding field.”
Dr. Olcott has a prominent academic background and has held numerous executive and faculty positions in higher education at the University of Arizona, the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Oregon State University, and the University of Missouri-Columbia.
He has published extensively in the distance learning area, consulted to institutions and corporations across North America, and has received numerous professional awards for his leadership in the field of distance learning.
Commenting on his promotion, Dr. Olcott stated, “The opportunities for e-Learning in the Higher Education market are immense. VCampus’ total e-Learning services provide unique outsourcing and value-added options for colleges and universities. Successful partnerships in this marketplace will be defined by the quality and responsiveness of technical, faculty, and student support services provided to institutions. I am pleased to have the opportunity to lead the VCampus Higher Education Division towards expanding and refining our services to our existing and new higher education partners.”
VCampus Corporation (Nasdaq:VCMP) is the leading e-Learning Solution Provider. The company develops, manages and hosts turn-key, web-based learning solutions for corporations, government agencies, and higher education institutions. VCampus enables these organizations to offer complete global distance learning solutions to their customers, employees, distributors, suppliers, and students.
VCampus’ e-Learning solutions help clients improve the performance of their distribution channels and suppliers; measure and develop their employees’ knowledge, skills, and abilities; and increase their customers’ satisfaction and loyalty. VCampus distributes a courseware library of more than 400 web-based courses and has delivered more than 1.6 million courses to over 360,000 adult learners.
VCampus Corporation is headquartered in Reston, VA. For more information, call 800/915-9298, or visit the VCampus website at www.vcampus.com.
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