Cypress, CA, December 21, 2011 – Trident University International (TUI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lucille Sansing to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Sansing previously held the role of interim Chief Academic Officer and Provost at TUI.
Dr. Sansing replaces Nolan A. Miura who served as the Interim President and Chief Executive Officer since July, 2011. Miura will continue to provide guidance to the University in his new role as Vice Chairman on Trident’s Board of Managers.
“I am looking forward to my new role at TUI, and I intend to lead the University in continuing its strong tradition of providing quality academic opportunities to working professionals and members of the U.S. military family,” said Dr. Sansing. “My predecessor forged a path of excellence during his time as interim president, and I intend to build upon the institution’s past success working alongside TUI’s renowned faculty and dedicated staff.”
Dr. Sansing brings extensive experience in proprietary and non-profit educational institutions, as well as strong academic research and teaching credentials. Dr. Sansing recently retired from University of Argosy in the San Francisco Bay Area where she served as President for five years. Prior to Argosy, she served as Provost of Notre Dame de Namur University for eight years, Dean for Whitehead College at the University of Redlands and Associate Dean of Washington College.
“I am pleased to welcome Dr. Sansing as my successor in her new role as President of the University,” said Nolan Miura, who served as Trident’s interim President and CEO. “Lucille’s breadth of experience as a leader in higher education will contribute to Trident’s ongoing success.”
Dr. Sansing received her A.B. in Sociology from Bates College, an M.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Virginia, and her Ph.D. in Sociology from The George Washington University.
About Trident University International (TUI)
Founded in 1998, Trident University International (TUI) is a leading online postsecondary university serving all members of the military family. Its pioneering Robust Learning Model (RLM) and proven online methodologies empower students to earn high-quality Baccalaureate, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. TUI offers academic excellence, as over 80% of its Faculty members have Doctoral Degrees. They use a real-world, practical curriculum that provides students with the tools to enhance their lives and can help further their careers.