DeVry University Appoints Gerald Wargo as Philadelphia Campus President

PHILADELPHIA – July 11, 2012 – DeVry University has announced the appointment of Gerald Wargo as campus president of its Philadelphia Campus. Wargo previously served as the senior director of admissions for the DeVry University New Jersey metro.

Prior to joining DeVry University, Wargo taught health and physical education in in the Trenton Public School System in New Jersey. Wargo has served DeVry University in leadership capacities for more than 14 years and is widely known across the organization for his strong relational and student centric approach to management.  

Wargo earned his bachelor’s degree in science and physical education from Trenton State College in New Jersey and a Master of Human Resource Management degree and Master of Business Administration degree from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management.

“I am honored to continue to contribute to the education industry in this expanded capacity with DeVry University,” said Wargo. “I look forward to continuing to help students obtain the education and skills they need to prepare for 21st century career success.”

In his new position, Wargo will be responsible for supporting DeVry University’s mission to foster student learning through high-quality, career-oriented education. DeVry University’s Philadelphia metro comprises three locations: the Philadelphia Campus, Fort Washington Campus, and King of Prussia Center.

About DeVry University 

Founded in 1931, DeVry University is one of the largest, private sector universities in North America, with more than 90,000 students enrolled in the United States and Canada. The university’s mission is to foster student learning through high-quality, career-oriented education integrating technology, business, science and the arts. With more than 95 locations, DeVry University delivers practitioner-oriented undergraduate and graduate degree programs onsite and online that meet the needs of a diverse and geographically dispersed student population. Home to five colleges of study, including Business & Management, Engineering & Information Sciences, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Media Arts & Technology, DeVry University’s outstanding faculty members, work in the fields that they teach, providing students with real-world experiences that prepare them for high-growth careers.
DeVry University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, DeVry University, a part of DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), is based in Downers Grove, Ill. For more information about DeVry University, find us on Twitter @DeVryUniv, Facebook /DEVRYUNIVERSITY or visit




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