IDL Systems

July 28, 2006 16:16 ET

IDL Systems is pleased to announce the election of Joseph M. Cronin to its Board of Directors

BOSTON--(Collegiate Presswire - July 28, 2006) - Mr. Cronin has had a long and experienced career in education. He earned AB and MAT degrees from Harvard and a Doctorate in Education from Stanford University. He served as the Massachusetts Secretary of Education, Illinois State Superintendent of Education, President of the Massachusetts Higher Education Assistance Corporation, and President of Bentley College. He was Associate Professor of Educational Administration and Associate Dean at Harvard University. He holds the honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Lesley University where he served as trustee, chair of Academic Affairs, and in 2003-04 as interim Dean of the School of Education.

IDL provides online Adaptive Blended Learning Systems (ABL) to schools and colleges. ABL deliver courses which adapt to the individual learning needs of each student and blend with the needs of each college. This combination provides highly effective learning that engages and challenges each student. Working with leading publishers, IDL delivers high quality courses based on its pedagogically driven technology.

Cronin's academic credentials will further strengthen IDL's ability to meet the needs of colleges and to deliver cutting edge pedagogy for education.

Further information, a description of the merits of ABL, and a list of available courses can be found at

Contact Information

  • IDL Systems, Inc.
    Don Hutchinson
    617-236-5700 Ext 132