LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Andrew Clark, chief executive officer of Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), will join fellow tech visionaries in higher education for a panel discussion titled "Innovation in Higher Education: Disruptive or Destructive?"
The "Disruptive or Destructive?" session will also feature Gunnar Counselman of Fidelis, Inc., Rusty Greiff from Grockit, the LeCroy Center's Pamela Quinn, and moderator Michael B. Horn from the Innosight Institute. Convening in room N256 of the Las Vegas Convention Center's (LVCC) North Hall at 10:00 a.m., the session will look at technology versus tradition in higher education, exploring how advancements affect cost, quality, access and value.
All conference participants may attend "Innovation in Higher Education: Disruptive or Destructive?" (session #4438), and are also invited to visit Bridgepoint Education nearby at booth 3206 in the LVCC's North Hall where they can learn about and receive a hands-on demonstration of Bridgepoint's new Thuze learning software platform.
"Andrew Clark's place on 'Disruptive or Destructive?' will provide a meaningful contribution to the perception of innovation in higher education," stated Elizabeth Aguiar, vice president of learning resources & publishing at Bridgepoint Education. "Bridgepoint's success in online learning has meant a great deal to modern students, and we expect to continue this success with the introduction of the Thuze learning platform."
More information about CES is available at cesweb.org.
About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) improves the way individuals learn. By harnessing creativity, knowledge and proprietary technologies, such as Constellation, Thuze and Waypoint Outcomes, Bridgepoint Education has re-engineered the modern student experience with innovative solutions that advance learning. Its accredited institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies – embody the contemporary college experience. Ashford University offers associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs while University of the Rockies offers master's and doctoral degree programs. Both provide progressive online platforms, as well as traditional campuses located in Clinton, Iowa (Ashford University), and Colorado Springs, Colorado (University of the Rockies). For more information about Bridgepoint Education, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.668.2580.
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