Allied American University welcomes Bonny Nickle, Ed.D. as university Provost. Dr. Nickle will serve the university and its students as its Chief Academic Officer by administering academic policies, establishing standards for the hiring and academic performance of the faculty, and maintaining overall educational excellence through the assessment of student learning and ongoing academic improvement aligned with the university mission and institutional learning outcomes.
"We're very excited to have Dr. Nickle on board. Not only does she have experience in both online and brick-and-mortar education, she brings with her a unique and valued perspective on the success and achievement of students pursuing a degree in today's ever-changing academic environment," said Charli Hislop, President of Allied American University. "Dr. Nickle's expertise will serve well toward our mission to foster an academic environment that promotes information literacy, career advancement, personal enrichment, leadership and service to the community."
Getting to Know You: An Interview With the Provost
Dr. Nickle earned her MBA from National University and her Doctorate from Pepperdine University. Her doctoral dissertation was on the subject of online learning, with a side-by-side focus of the perceptions, attitudes, outcomes and experiences of students and faculty members in both online and classroom-based learning programs. As she puts it, "online degree programs are my passion and I strongly believe that AAU provides an exceptional education experience for our students. I am so happy to be associated with an institution of such high quality and academic integrity."
She has worked for National University, The University of Phoenix, Florida Institute of Technology, National-Louis University, Corinthian Colleges and International Education Corporation.
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