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University of Phoenix Announces Retirement of Dr. Bill Pepicello

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 04, 2013– University of Phoenix today announced that Bill Pepicello, Ph.D., has informed the institution’s board of trustees of his intention to retire as president of the University. The board will initiate an immediate search to identify a new president of the University, and Dr. Pepicello has agreed to remain in his position as president until a successor is named. In a memo to University of Phoenix staff, Dr.

Pepicello said: “In my nearly 20 years with University of Phoenix, the last seven of which have been in the role of President, I’ve had the privilege of working alongside so many of you as we tirelessly built a University to which we’re so deeply committed. I look forward to working with you as my career with this great institution draws to a close.”