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Amy Rell Named Provost for the College for Financial Planning

Source: Business Wire

CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2019-- Amy Rell, Ph.D., is the new Provost at the College for Financial Planning®—A Kaplan Company, effective immediately.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Rell,” said Dirk Pantone, College president. “In her newly created role, she will serve as the College’s chief academic officer, responsible for all administrative governance for the faculty, curriculum, programs and departments. This includes overseeing faculty development, maintaining and strengthening academic resources, and enriching the student experience.”

“We feel that the new role is important to the ongoing success of the College, and that Amy is the perfect person to lead us in this position.”

Rell most recently served as Dean for the Office of Global Education at Regis University, and before this, Dean at the Community College of Denver.

Rell received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish Language and Literature from Tulane University; a Master’s Degree in Spanish Linguistics from the University of California, Los Angeles; A Doctor of Philosophy in Hispanic Languages and Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles; a post graduate certificate from the Chief International Officer Academy at Duke University; and a graduate certificate in Women in Leadership at Harvard University. She is a Fulbright Scholar and a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

About the College for Financial Planning

Founded in 1972, the College for Financial Planning®—A Kaplan Company provides accessible and flexible degree, non-degree, and continuing professional education programs to students nationwide. Shortly after its founding, the College introduced the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, which is now the world's most recognized and respected financial planning credential with more than 80,000 certified professionals.

In addition to its CFP® Certification Professional Education Program, the College also offers a master’s degree in personal financial planning and professional designation programs that provide more in-depth knowledge of the finance industry, with specializations ranging from asset management and retirement planning to sustainable, responsible, and impact (SRI) investments. The College for Financial Planning is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. More than 155,000 students have graduated from the College’s programs. For more information, visit

Source: College for Financial Planning

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