Kaplan University, a leader in higher education innovation, announced the appointment of Kathleen A. Noble, Ed.D., as president of the Kaplan University campus in Lincoln.
Noble will lead the newly expanded and renovated Lincoln campus, which has classrooms and laboratories that can accommodate 1,500 students.
Noble comes to Kaplan from Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, Texas, where she served as associate vice chancellor for continuing education services. There she was responsible for the district-wide coordination and operation of corporate/workforce training and continuing education programs for more than 30,000 students. Prior to that, she served as president of Argosy University and DeVry University campuses in Dallas. She also held positions as president, vice chancellor, dean and faculty at various colleges across the country.
The Kaplan University Lincoln campus offers associates, bachelors, and master’s degrees in business, accounting, criminal justice, health sciences, human services, information technology, nursing and other career-focused disciplines. The college was established at this location in the 1920s as Lincoln School of Commerce. Its name later changed to Hamilton College and in 2007, it became Kaplan University. The University’s programs are specifically designed to reflect local employer needs in the Lincoln area.