SOURCE: The College Network

The College Network

August 26, 2009 10:30 ET

The College Network Names Nursing Operations Expert Nita Kasan as Chief Nursing Officer

Healthcare Leader Brings The College Network More Than Three Decades of Nursing and Patient Care Leadership Experience

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwire - August 26, 2009) - The College Network™ (TCN) announced today that it has appointed Nita Kasan, RN, MS as Chief Nursing Officer. In this position, Ms. Kasan will serve The College Network as a nursing education advocate by applying her years of experience with direct patient care, teaching, nursing administration and consulting to TCN's corporate customers and partners.

Ms. Kasan joins TCN having been the President and Chief Executive Officer for Innovative Excellence, Inc., a healthcare consulting firm, and the Vice President Interim Services and Chief Nursing Officer for CTL Consulting, LLC. Prior to her consulting roles, Kasan served as Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer for University Community Healthcare System in Tampa, Florida. She has been a member of the Center for Nursing leadership, has served on the Board of Directors for the Florida Organization of Nurse Executives, and has won multiple awards for excellence in both organizational and community leadership.

"We are pleased to welcome a nursing expert and leader of Nita's stature and experience to The College Network family," said Gary Eyler, Chief Executive Officer of The College Network. "We are confident that her significant experience and accomplishments in the teaching and nursing administration fields will enhance the quality and expertise of our service both to customers and to the broader healthcare community. We look forward to her many contributions to the company."

"I am excited to join one of the nation's leading providers of online education for nurses, and look forward to collaborating with The College Network team as we seek to integrate the academic and operational environments required to achieve professional excellence for TCN customers," said Kasan.

Kasan received her Master of Science in Health Services Administration from Cardinal Stritch University, formerly Cardinal Stritch College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, her Bachelor of Science in Health Arts from the University of St. Francis, formerly College of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois and her RN Diploma from the Ohio Valley General Hospital School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

About The College Network, Inc.

Since 1992, The College Network, Inc. has provided educational solutions that allow individuals to advance their education and training with college degrees and professional certificates from highly acclaimed universities. As one of the nation's leading educational services companies and a partner with some of the nation's foremost institutions of higher learning, The College Network has allowed hundreds of thousands of adults to continue their education without interruption to their professional lives. Visit or call 1-800-39-LEARN (395-3276) for more information.

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