KHEG Management Profile

  • Gregory Marino
    Gregory Marino

    Gregory Marino is president and chief executive officer of the Kaplan Higher and Professional Education, a leader in online and campus-based postsecondary education that leverages technology to help adult learners achieve their academic and professional goals. 

    He is responsible for managing the business operations for Kaplan University, a regionally accredited institution that offers associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, including a juris doctor degree offered through Concord Law School. He oversees thousands of employees across the country who are responsible for providing personalized services for students and maintaining the high-quality standards of Kaplan University's educational programs.

    Marino helped build the University's student-focused service model and innovative technology platform from the ground up, which has played an integral role in the unparalleled growth and success of the University's online division. Through his unique leadership style, he motivates his team to strive for continuous improvement and innovation, creating a dynamic and entrepreneurial work environment.

    Marino holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College. He serves on the board of trustees of Scholarship America, is a member of the Young Presidents' Organization, and was a recipient of Business Leader Magazine's South Florida Movers & Shakers Award for 2009.

  • Betty Vandenbosh, PhD
    Betty Vandenbosch, PhD

    Betty Vandenbosch, PhD, is President of Kaplan University overseeing the academics and operations of the online schools and campus locations. An award-winning educator and academic, Dr. Vandenbosch brings more than twenty-five years of academic leadership, management, research, and teaching experience to this role.

    Since joining Kaplan University in 2008, Dr. Vandenbosch has served in a number of leadership positions including most recently as Provost where she was instrumental in the development of the University’s competency-based education model and oversaw the creation of 25 new programs. In addition, she oversaw the growth of KU’s career services capabilities, targeted faculty development across the University, use of learning science across the curriculum and a robust process for randomized control testing of new learning and support approaches.

    Dr. Vandenbosch came to Kaplan University from Case Western Reserve University, where she served as the Associate Dean of Executive Education and External Relations at the Weatherhead School of Management. She filled several academic and leadership roles including teaching, curriculum development, and management of Weatherhead’s executive education programs. Dr. Vandenbosch has won several teaching awards and research awards from the Academy of Management, the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada and the International Conference on Information Systems.

    Dr. Vandenbosch earned her PhD in Management Information Systems at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. 

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