July 17, 2015 – Cypress, CA – Trident University International (Trident) is excited to introduce new President & CEO Travis Allen, who stepped into the role in June. Allen has 18 years of experience in the education industry, most recently serving as the Interim Chancellor at Argosy University in Orange, CA.
Prior to that, Allen was Vice Chancellor of Operations for Argosy with operating responsibility for all of the institutions, both ground and online. Additionally, he has held senior management positions at Endeavour Learning Group and University of Phoenix.
Argosy is a 27-campus system with a large online operation. Both Argosy and Trident are accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC). Both schools share a commitment to student success and cater to the busy adult learner.
Throughout his career, Allen has shown a commitment to excellence across different types of universities in both the United States and Australia, including a new campus start-up, a large multi-campus university, and a large online division. Allen has extensive leadership experience, having directed teams across student finance, student services, admissions, marketing, and general administration.
Allen is passionate about the student experience, developed during his time as a university faculty member in both online and brick and mortar settings. It’s his belief that an optimal student experience will create the best environment for student success.
Allen holds a Master of Business Administration in eBusiness and a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Marketing, both from University of Phoenix.
Trident University, a leading 100% online post-secondary institution that offers degrees at the bachelors, masters, and doctorate levels, is committed to its community of adult learners and 28,000 alumni. Founded in 1998, the University is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
About Trident University
Founded in 1998, Trident University International (Trident) is a leading online post-secondary university serving adult learners. Trident developed the Trident Learning Model, which employs case-based learning in an online setting to teach real-world relevant critical thinking skills to enhance student’s lives and careers. Trident offers high-quality bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs, led by a qualified faculty team, over 80% of whom have doctoral degrees. Visit www.trident.edu, Trident’s Facebook page, or call at to learn more about Trident’s wide range of program offerings.