Cynthia Worthen, Ed.D.

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Adjunct Professor, College of Business

EDUCATION
Ed.D., Educational Leadership, University of La Verne, 2005M.P.A., Public Administration, Georgia College and State University, 1999B.S., Workforce Education and Development, 1996

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Dr. Cynthia Worthen is a senior level, higher education administrator having held positions as Dean of Academic Affairs at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and Vice President Academic Affairs at Argosy University, Washington DC.  In these roles, she was responsible for faculty and curriculum across all programs at the campus. She has also served as Campus Director at Redlands University Burbank, California campus and as Program Coordinator at University of La Verne in La Verne, California.

She earned her Ed.D. degree in Educational Leadership from the University of La Verne and Master’s degree in Public Administration from Georgia College and State University.  She has presented at conferences in the areas student academic success, faculty mentoring, diversity, and leadership. Dr. Worthen has led or participated in projects which demonstrate fluency in managing operations, change, accreditation and regulatory compliance and the institutionalization of modern academic policies and procedures.

Her interests now focus on the pedagogy of teaching and learning for the non-traditional student. She is a contributing member of the Board of Advisors for Deans and Provost and was formerly on the Board of Directors of Alliance for Adult Higher Education where she served as Secretary.