On behalf of our faculty and staff, I am pleased to welcome you to the start of another year at Park University! Whether you are a new or returning student who takes classes in Parkville or elsewhere in our campus center network - know you are part of Park University. Our University has a rich history that reflects our core desire to be inclusive by embracing diversity and offering classes at the times, locations and in the delivery formats that best serve your education needs.
The Park University story, which began in 1875 in Parkville, Mo., now encompasses 41 locations in 21 states, but that is only part of what makes us special. Via our online learning program, our students truly can be found in every state, as well as across the globe. That same global experience can also be found on our flagship Parkville Campus, with 261 international students representing 58 nations studying in our classrooms and enriching Park’s educational experience.
In the year ahead you will have many opportunities to interact with the dedicated faculty and staff that also make Park University their home. These individuals are dedicated to providing you with a personalized, quality education, In the end, the full value of your education is in your hands; I encourage all of you to become involved with your classmates and take advantage of all Park has to offer.
Both now and long after you have successfully finished your degree, Park will be here for you, your family and your community. I wish you the best in the year ahead, and if I can be of any assistance, please let me know.
Welcome to Park!
Greg R. Gunderson, Ph.D.