Betty Vandenbosch

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Vice President of Business and Information Technology at Kaplan University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Betty Vandenbosch assumed the position in 2009 after serving as Dean of the School of Business and Management. Her dedicated work toward restructuring the school’s MBA program led to the addition of a Master’s degree in Accounting, as well as substantial increase in student enrollment. Since joining Kaplan University’s academic management team in 2008, Betty Vandenbosch has also served as the Interim Dean of the School of Information Systems and Technology. In that role, Ms. Vandenbosch spearheaded the development of the school, increasing enrollment and retention. In her current position as Vice President, Betty Vandenbosch is responsible for the oversight of over 20,000 of Kaplan University's students. Ms. Vandenbosch transferred to Kaplan University from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, where she served in a variety of roles over 15 years. Named an Associate Professor in 1999, she additionally assumed the positions of Associate Dean of Executive Education Programs and Associate Dean of External Relations. Responsible for a department ranked 9th in the United States by The Financial Times Ltd. (2005), Betty Vandenbosch maintained responsibility for a staff of 15 and a $7.5 million budget, increasing revenue by 34 percent. As the Associate Dean of External Relations, she raised over $700,000 in annual funds and surpassed the school’s funding goal by 8 percent. She was awarded the Weatherhead School of Management’s Excellence in Executive Education Teaching Award in 2000 and 2004. Widely recognized for her contributions to business, information technology, and education, Betty Vandenbosch serves as a frequent journal contributor and speaker. She co-authored the article “Process Gatekeepers and Compliance with Enterprise System Processes,” published in the Business Process Management Journal, and she is the author of the book Designing Solutions for Your Business Problems. During the Finland conference of information and communication technology professionals at INFWEST, Betty Vandenbosch spoke on “Creativity in Information Systems.” For the Academy of Management, Ms. Vandenbosch presented in New Orleans on “Teaching the Core Consulting Process.”

  • Work
    • Kaplan University
  • Education
    • The University of Western Ontario