Beverly named Dean of Adult Learning

Mon, 2012-07-30 13:10 -- univcomm

Anderson University has named Aleza Beverly as Dean of the School of Adult Learning. She most recently served as Associate Dean of the School of Adult Learning.

“We are blessed to have a person of Aleza’s talent and devotion working in such a strategic place within the life of the university,” said Dr. James L. Edwards, president of Anderson University. “She has served faithfully and has prepared herself with excellent resources to guide the School of Adult Learning.”

Beverly received her undergraduate degree at Anderson University in 1983. In 1986, she earned a Masters in Management from the International College of the Cayman Island. While in the Cayman Islands, she taught courses in Business Education. After returning to the United States, Beverly held positions in human resources with Hyatt Regency Hotels and Warner Press. She taught courses in management and human resources as an adjunct professor at Anderson University before becoming Director of Adult and Continuing Education in 1989.

Beverly continued her education by receiving a Masters in Adult and Continuing Education from Ball State University in 1995. She most recently received a Doctorate of Education in Adult Community and Higher Education from Ball State University in July, 2004. She is a member of the Indiana Council for Continuing Education where she served as president for two terms.

The School of Adult Learning ( provides a wide variety of programs for credit, as well as professional development and personal enrichment courses for adults age 25 or older. Anderson University is committed to providing convenient and affordable collegiate-based educational experiences for lifelong learners in this community. The School of Adult Learning promotes student learning and development through a supportive and encouraging environment created for the unique needs of the adult learner.

Anderson University is a private, four-year, Christian liberal arts institution of approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, the university offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, nursing, education and theology. The Falls School of Business is one of Anderson University’s largest undergraduate departments offering eight undergraduate majors as well as MBA and DBA programs.