DeVry University Appoints John Stuart as Dallas Metro President

DALLAS, July 31, 2012 - DeVry University has announced the appointment of John Stuart as president of its Dallas metro. Stuart was previously center dean of the DeVry University Fort Worth, Texas Campus.

Prior to joining DeVry University, Stuart functioned in a variety of leadership training capacities with Empower U Inc. He is a former U.S. Marine and served more than two decades in the military with his final years spent in the Montana Army National Guard as a recruiting and retention area team leader.

Stuart earned a bachelor’s degree in aviation management from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill., and a master’s degree in education, counseling and development K-12 from Montana State University-Northern in Havre, Mont.

“After thirty years of career development spanning my military service to being part of DeVry University, I understand the personal dedication and sacrifice it takes for students like ours to further their education,” said Stuart. “I am honored to continue my journey with DeVry University and help our students reach their education and career goals."

In his new position, Stuart will be responsible for supporting DeVry University’s mission to foster student learning through high-quality, career-oriented education, integrating technology, business and management across the Dallas metropolitan area. DeVry University’s Dallas metro comprises three locations in Irving, Fort Worth and Richardson.

About DeVry University

Founded in 1931, DeVry University is one of the largest, private sector universities in North America, with more than 90,000 students enrolled in the United States and Canada. The university’s mission is to foster student learning through high-quality, career-oriented education integrating technology, business, science and the arts. With more than 95 locations, DeVry University delivers practitioner-oriented undergraduate and graduate degree programs onsite and online that meet the needs of a diverse and geographically dispersed student population. Home to five colleges of study, including Business & Management, Engineering & Information Sciences, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Media Arts & Technology, DeVry University’s outstanding faculty members, work in the fields that they teach, providing students with real-world experiences that prepare them for high-growth careers.

DeVry University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, DeVry University, a part of DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), is based in Downers Grove, Ill. For more information about DeVry University, find us on Twitter @DeVryUniv, or visit



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