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Bush named director of e-Learning Services at Lawrence Tech

Release Date: April 21, 2010

Southfield, Michigan – Richard Bush has been named the new director of e-Learning Services at Lawrence Technological University effective June 1.

Bush is a college professor in Lawrence Tech’s College of Management. Previously he has been the coordinator for the information technology bachelor’s degree program and director of undergraduate management programs.

In his new role Bush will lead the aggressive strategy to offer all Lawrence Tech master’s degrees programs, several focused professional certificates, and some undergraduate degree completion programs online. Lawrence Tech’s Department of e-Learning Services provides faculty with an exciting learning environment where state-of-the-art instructional technologies play a major role in delivery of academic programs.

Bush will succeed Alan McCord, who will become the new associate provost and dean of graduate studies at Lawrence Tech.

Bush has been an active technology professional, consultant, manager, and leader working in many sectors including military, government, higher education, manufacturing, retail, and automotive. He earned a Ph.D. in applied management and decision sciences from Walden University. He earned a bachelor’s degree in management and organization development and a master’s degree in organizational management from Spring Arbor University.

Lawrence Technological University,, offers more than 100 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus is in Southfield, and programs are also offered in Detroit, Lansing, Petoskey and Traverse City. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.