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Walter Pearson | Editor, Journal of Continuing Higher Education

Walter Pearson | Editor, Journal of Continuing Higher Education

Current Position and Past Experience
Since 2019, Walter has been the Editor of the ACHE’s peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Continuing Higher Education. From 2013-2018, Walter Pearson served as the Dean for the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at Loyola University-Chicago. His prior service in higher education includes service at Lewis University, St. Edward’s University, Simpson College, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Pearson has also worked with the Service Employees International Union and the United Farm Workers. In the consultancy field, Pearson has conducted enrollment management and program reviews at numerous major colleges, universities and workplaces.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Pearson earned his BA in Labor Studies from Antioch University in 1984. In 1986 he earned his MA in Adult and Continuing Education from the University of Missouri—Kansas City. In 2000, Pearson earned his PhD in Adult and Extension Studies from Iowa State University.

Pearson earned the ACHE’s Outstanding Credit Program award in 2005 and 2010.

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