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Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business Appoints  Jeff Coursen to Chairman of the Corporate and Executive Education Advisory Council
May 9 2008

Philadelphia, Pa.—May 9, 2008—Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business today announced that Jeff Coursen has been named Chair of its Corporate and Executive Education Advisory Council.

In his new role, Coursen’s primary responsibilities will be the continued development of the Corporate and Executive Education programs and promotion of the Drexel Executive MBA. He will also serve as an ex-officio member of the Dean’s Advisory Board and continue in his current role of Executive in Residence.
“Drexel has made a strategic decision to pursue the Corporate Education Market, and we look forward to Jeff helping lead this charge,” says LeBow’s Dean Tsetsekos. “His dedication to the advancement of LeBow and his practical experience in the corporate world make him a natural choice.”

The Corporate and Executive Education Advisory Council has 38 members, all well respected senior level executives in the Greater Philadelphia region. LeBow College’s Corporate and Executive Education offers professional and corporate development programs that provide in-company leadership and management development programs for employees in support of real business objectives.

Coursen is currently a managing director of GPX Enterprises, a private investment firm focused on the sponsorship, development and management of selected private equity investments. Coursen is also active in several regional professional boards and non-profit associations, including The Eastern Technology Council Board of Directors; the Drexel University Krall Center Board of Directors; the International Financial Management Association—National Honor Society; the Dana Farber Boston Marathon Challenge; the Philadelphia Boxing Scholarship Foundation; and Squash Smarts, a Philadelphia youth enrichment program
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Coursen holds a bachelor’s degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and an Executive MBA from Drexel University’s LeBow College of Busienss. He also completed The Georgetown University Business School Professional Development Program and continues to participate in the Wharton School Executive Management Development Program.

About GPX Enterprises, L.P.
GPX Enterprises, L.P. is a private investment firm, focused on the sponsorship, development and management of selected private equity investments. Headquartered in the Philadelphia, PA region, with offices in Haverford, PA and Princeton, N.J., GPX Enterprises and its affiliates are owned and controlled by founding partners, Thomas J. Gravina and Michael A. Peterson.

About LeBow College of Business
Recognized by BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur-Princeton Review, Financial Times and U.S.News & World Report for superior programs, Drexel University's LeBow College of Business empowers, enriches and inspires future business leaders through an innovative, strategic approach to business education defined by leadership and ethics, industry perspectives and technological orientation. Founded in 1922, LeBow College has more than 3,300 students, 100 faculty and 30,000 alumni and is accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. It offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and executive education programs. For additional information, visit www.lebow.drexel.edu.

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