Randy Frisch named Vice Chancellor for Business and Administration for the National University System

San Diego, Calif. – Randy Frisch has been named Vice Chancellor of Business and Administration for the National University System effective April 22, 2013, Dr. Jerry C. Lee, Chancellor of the National University System, announced today.

“The quality of the education, faculty and staff attracted me to the National University System,” Frisch said. “The opportunity to work for Dr. Lee and to return to CFO and general counsel work convinced me this was the perfect opportunity for me.”

Frisch is joining the National University System from the San Diego Business Journal, where he has served as President and Publisher since 2010. Prior to joining the Journal, Frisch established the Law Offices of Randy C. Frisch, a general business employment and labor law firm in San Diego.

Previously, Frisch served as the Vice President, Operations & Information Technology and Chief Financial Officer for the San Diego-Union Tribune. He also served as the Chief Operating Officer, Editorial Page Editor, and General Manager of the Salt Lake Tribune. His career in the newspaper industry began with the Tribune Publishing Company of Idaho, where he held the positions of CEO, Moscow – Pullman Daily News, Advertising Director, Daily News, Reporter for the Lewiston Morning Tribune, and CEO of the Daily Sparks Tribune and Big Nickel.

Frisch has been actively involved in the community and has served as Chairman and President of San Diego Habitat for Humanity. He also has served on the Board of Directors of several organizations, including San Diego-Imperial County American Red Cross, the Neighborhood House, United Way of San Diego, YMCA of San Diego County, and the ESET Foundation. He is on the Finance and Public Policy Committees for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and he is a member of Rotary International, Club 33.

Frisch holds a Juris Doctor with an emphasis in Labor and Employment Law from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego. He is a member of the California, Idaho, and Nevada Bars. He earned a Master of Business Administration, Finance, from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington, and a Bachelor of Science in English with a minor in Business from Lewis- Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho.

About the National University System
National University System was established to meet the emerging challenges and demands of education in the 21st century. The System is uniquely aligned to connect a diverse population of students to a network of innovative educational programs that are relevant to their lives, careers, and the marketplace and are delivered in a format that respects competing life priorities. Dr. Jerry C. Lee has served as the System’s Chancellor since it was founded in 2001. The current affiliates of the System are: National University; John F. Kennedy University; National University International; the Division of Pre-College Programs, which includes National University Virtual High School and National University Academy; Spectrum Pacific Learning; and WestMed College. Entities related to the System include: the National University System Institute for Policy Research; the Center for Integrative Health; National University Golf Academy; and the Center for Performance Psychology.

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