Online Learning Update

November 28, 2016

Visionary Leader in Adult Higher Education John F. Ebersole dies

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:10 am
by Albany Times Union
John F. Ebersole, the former president of Excelsior College, has died, the college announced Thursday. Ebersole, 72, took a leave earlier this year because he was battling myelodysplastic syndromes, Excelsior President James N. Baldwin said in a news release. Baldwin called Ebersole “our former president and a visionary leader in adult higher education.” In taking his leave, Ebersole said Excelsior’s “staff, faculty, and leaders are passionate and committed to providing educational opportunity to those who need it most. The future is bright. Ever upward.” A native of Windsor, Mo., Ebersole served in the U.S. Coast Guard, enrolled in officer candidate school and served for 21 years, including combat service in Vietnam. He had a 30-plus-year career in higher education including the University of California Berkeley, Colorado State University, and Boston University.
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