MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Marschhausen, PhD, a graduate of Capella University (http://www.capella.edu), an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing high quality online degree programs for working adults, has been named superintendent of the Hilliard City School District in suburban Columbus, Ohio. As the 9th largest school district in the state of Ohio, the Hilliard City School District serves more than 15,700 students in grades K-12, through three high schools, three middle schools, two sixth-grade schools and 14 elementary schools. It has achieved the #1 ranking from the Ohio Department of Education in value-added performance leading to student success.
“Hilliard City Schools is a once in a lifetime opportunity for me to lead an exceptional district and to continue to build on the successful traditions established”
Marschhausen earned a PhD in Education with a specialization in Leadership in Educational Administration from Capella University. As of June 30, 2013, approximately 36,000 students were pursuing an online degree at Capella. The learning and career outcomes of Capella’s students and alumni can be found at www.capellaresults.org.
“Hilliard City Schools is a once in a lifetime opportunity for me to lead an exceptional district and to continue to build on the successful traditions established,” Marschhausen said. “My Capella education prepared me to lead in an ever-changing world. It prepared me to collaborate, lead, and learn in a global, interdependent world.”
Marschhausen previously served as the superintendent of Loveland City Schools in Loveland, Ohio, and was superintendent at East Knox Local Schools in Howard, Ohio, prior to that.
About Capella University
Capella University (www.capella.edu) is an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing quality online degree programs for working adults. About 70 percent of Capella students are currently enrolled in master's or doctoral degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, homeland security, human resource management, human services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership, nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public safety, and social work. Capella also offers bachelor's degree programs in business, information technology, nursing, psychology, and public safety. Within those areas, Capella currently offers 144 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 22 certificate programs. Approximately 36,000 learners were enrolled as of June 30, 2013, from all 50 states and 61 other countries. Capella is committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Founded in 1993, Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).
*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and
is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
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