Stuart Udell is Chief Executive Officer of Penn Foster, one of the world’s oldest and largest distance learning institutions and operator of Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School and Penn Foster College. In prior roles, Stuart served as President of Kaplan K12 Learning Services and President of the School Renaissance Institute. Stuart currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. In addition, he serves as Vice Chairman of the Software and Information Industry Association, where he also is a member of the Education Division board. Stuart has an MBA from Columbia University and a BS from Bucknell University.