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Franklin University Appoints Executive Director

For Immediate Release: July 30, 2013

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations, 614.947.6581

Jennifer Day-Haeger, Executive Director of the Center for Continuing Education

Columbus, OH —

Franklin University, one of the leading educators of working adults, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Day-Haeger as the Executive Director of its Center for Continuing Education (CCE).  Jennifer’s experience in client development and relationship management will continue the University’s long-standing commitment to providing high quality, relevant education enabling the broadest possible community of learners to achieve their goals.

The University’s Center for Continuing Education provides non-credit training options designed to meet the needs of business, government, and not-for-profit institutions locally, regionally and nationally. As Executive Director, Jennifer will have responsibility for partner relations and satisfaction, strategy development and oversight of operations including content development and implementation in support of customer needs.  

With more than a decade of progressive leadership and a track record of delivering exceptional results, combined with her academic and industry experience, most recently as the President and CEO of the Autry Center in Cincinnati, Jennifer is uniquely qualified to lead Franklin University’s non-credit efforts into the future. Jennifer earned an MBA from Franklin University, a B.S. in Molecular Genetics and a M.M. in Music Performance from The Ohio State University, as well as a B.M. in Music Performance from Baldwin-Wallace College.

About Franklin University
Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master's and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals.  From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work. Students can take classes through Franklin through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, two central Ohio locations, in Beavercreek, at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, and online. In addition, the University's MBA program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Further information regarding Franklin University can be found at

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).


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