AUSTIN , July 14, 2009 — University of Phoenix recently announced the promotion of Michael Cullup to associate campus director for the Austin market, which includes a campus location in Austin and new learning centers in Killeen and South Austin. As the campus leader, Cullup manages the more than 100 faculty and staff members and oversees all academic, enrollment, finance, corporate development, and marketing for all three of the University's learning center and campus locations.

Cullup has held several prominent positions at the Austin campus including the Director of Student and Financial Services and, most recently, the Director of Operations. Among his many achievements, he supervised the launch of the South Austin Learning Center, which is also the University's first green resource center in the nation, managed the grand opening of the Killeen Learning Center and helped direct the evolution of the Student Support Specialist position.

A native of Washington, his five-year tenure began in Arizona as an academic counselor for the nursing program. Other positions with University of Phoenix include enrollment manager and learning center director of the Fox Valley Learning Center at the Milwaukee Campus.

Cullup earned his bachelor's degree from The Evergreen State College and his master's degree from University of Phoenix.


University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to help students balance education and life in a rapidly changing world. Through flexible schedules, challenging courses and interactive learning, students achieve personal and career aspirations without putting their lives on hold. During the quarter ending May 31, 2009, 420,700 students were enrolled at University of Phoenix, the largest private university in North America. University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world.