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Argosy University, Chicago Professor Appointed President Of ASCD

(CHICAGO, Ill. – June 8, 2012)   Argosy University, Chicago is pleased to announce that Dr. Debra Hill, Associate Professor in the College of Education, has been appointed president of ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development).

“Globally, education is in transition mode,” says Dr. Hill. “We face complex, troublesome issues sometimes filled with ambiguity. Our profession is expected to do more, for so many more, in a world experiencing growth and changes that are occurring at an exponential rate. My vision for ASCD is that we individually, collectively, and as an organization continue leading the charge by increasing our influence worldwide.”

An experienced, educator, Dr. Hill has served in numerous educational positions, from elementary classroom teacher to professor and from curriculum director to superintendent. She is an active community volunteer, working with organizations such as United Way of Evanston, Evanston Arts Council, Alpha Kappa Alpha, North Cook Intermediate Service Center, Golden Apple Foundation, Housing Options, Rotary, and Northbrook Arts Commission. She is a member of the American Association of School Administrators, National Alliance of Black School Educators, National Staff Development Council, International Reading Association, and Phi Delta Kappa.

Dr. Hill has been a member of ASCD for 28 years. She holds a PhD from Loyola University of Chicago. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northwestern University. 
About ASCD

Founded in 1943, ASCD is a nonprofit educational leadership association that develops programs, products, and services essential to the way educators learn, teach, and lead. We provide expert and innovative solutions in professional development, capacity building, and educational leadership. ASCD's membership comprises more than 160,000 principals, teachers, superintendents, professors of education, and other educators from 148 countries. Our association also has 58 affiliates throughout the world.

About Argosy University
Argosy University (, with 28 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success.  Argosy University has seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law.  With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education.  The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts students and professionals.  Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. Argosy University, Nashville is authorized for operations as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. See for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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