National University to Continue Their Relationship
Dr. Bill Belew
Issue II - June 18, 2006
Introduction by Mr. Stolyarov:
Two for-profit educational services -- eCollege and National
University -- are collaborating to extend education to more students and
increase student retention rates; they are also making money while doing
it. Dr. Bill Belew comments on these organizations and further
illustrates the benefits of for-profit education.
eCollege provides value-added
information services to the post-secondary and K-12 industries. Its
customers include publicly traded fopros, community colleges, public and
private universities, school districts, and state departments of
education. Its mission is to help increase new enrollments and increase
National University is my alma mater.
It includes National University, National Polytechnic College of
Engineering and Oceaneering, Spectrum Pacific Learning Company LLC,
National University Virtual High School, California Medical Institute,
National University International, and National University Institute.
Whew! That's a lot.
eCollege is committed to excellent customer service and partnership
and unparalleled product division.
NU is is committed to providing access to higher education to a
diverse population of non-traditional students.
Both of these commitments are the words of nearly all fopros.
Both of these entities are committed to providing an excellent
service and making a profit doing it.
What's wrong with that?
Dr. Bill Belew is a former Intelligence
Officer for a Destroyer Squadron. He lived 20 years in Japan, where he
started a language school for Japanese
Dr. Belew teaches classes for a vocational school and online for a
See Dr. Belew's blog,
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for Dr. Belew's reports on business in China,
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TheBizofKnowledge on business education.
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