Brian Mueller Archives

Sherman & Howard lawyers recognized as Super Lawyers

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Sherman & Howard announced that three of its Arizona attorneys have been recognized as 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers: John Alan Doran in Labor and Employment Law and Robert Hackett and Brian Mueller in Business Litigation. Named as 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” are Matt Hesketh and Craig Morgan, both in the area of Business… Read More →

GCU commercial hub to have $670M annual impact

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A corner in a West Phoenix neighborhood that had been a hotbed of crime for years will now pump $670 million into the local economy each year as a commercial hub, thanks to Grand Canyon University. GCU has transformed the northeast corner of 27th Avenue and Camelback Road from what was once a run-down hotel,… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona: Grand Canyon University

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Leadership: Brian Mueller, president; Dan Bachus, CFO Website: gcu.edu What it does: Arizona’s premier private Christian university, with more than 200 academic programs tailored to both traditional undergraduate students and working professionals. How it leads: While other universities are cutting budgets, eliminating programs and raising tuition, GCU is investing $1 billion over a 10-year period in academic programs,… Read More →

Tech Council announces winners, finalists for Innovation Awards

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The Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority announced Individual Award winners, Company Award finalists and Student and Teacher Awards for the 2016 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards (GCOI) presented by Avnet. The awards honor the visionaries of Arizona’s technology ecosystem whose passion and dedication energize Arizona’s rapidly growing technology community. “We were pleased to… Read More →

GCU’s Brian Mueller a finalist for EY honor

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Brian Mueller, president of Grand Canyon University, has been named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the Mountain Desert Region that encompasses Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.  The award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and… Read More →

Grand Canyon University’s nonprofit bid halted

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An 18-month bid to transition Grand Canyon University from a for-profit university into a nonprofit ended Friday, after the university’s accreditor denied the school’s bid. University President Brian Mueller held a news conference, expressing his disappointment in the Higher Learning Commission’s decision to not allow the school to convert back into a nonprofit entity. Grand Canyon University… Read More →

Arizona’s Valley of the Scholars

Phoenix may be built on a grid system, but it’s not too hyperbolic to say all roads (and, one day, light rail routes) lead to Arizona State University. It’s the theory of diffusion of innovations, says Sundt Construction’s Business Development Manager Ryan Abbott. The theory, which has been around since Everett Rogers published a book… Read More →

GCU names new dean of nursing school

Dr. Melanie D. Logue, who got her start in nursing as a student at Grand Canyon University, taught in its Family Nurse Practitioner Program and chaired the university’s Doctor of Nursing Practice, has been named dean of the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions. GCU President Brian Mueller and Provost Dr. Hank Radda announced… Read More →

4 from Sherman & Howard make Southwest Super Lawyers

Sherman & Howard announced that four of its Arizona attorneys have been named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers: John Alan Doran in Labor and Employment Law, Bob Hackett in Business Litigation, Hope Leibsohn in Estate & Probate and Brian Mueller in Business Litigation. John Alan Doran was also selected for a special recognition by the publication:… Read More →

GCU considers return to nonprofit status

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Grand Canyon University announced Wednesday that its Board of Directors has formed a committee of independent directors to explore strategic alternatives to its investment-based business model, including a return to the nonprofit status it held from 1949 to 2004. In particular, the Board chose to form the committee after the university’s management expressed a desire… Read More →

Mueller uses hybrid model to turn GCU into a winner

Brian Mueller has created the most successful business model in education. When he took over as Grand Canyon University’s CEO in 2008, there were less than 1,000 students on campus and about 10,000 online. Today, GCU has 8,500 students on campus and 50,000 online, with a new East Valley campus coming in 2015. Mueller has… Read More →

CEO Series: Brian Mueller

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Brian Mueller Chief Executive Officer and Director, Grand Canyon University Assess the current state of private universities. I think if you look at the top tier, the Ivy League schools, and those just below them, those people have such strong brands and such huge endowments that they are OK, and they can make it through… Read More →

Who to Watch ‘O7

Who to Watch 2007 These seven individuals will undoubtedly make headlines in 2007. Enjoy this sneak peak of the Class of ’07.   William Harris, Science Foundation Arizona www.sfaz.org When you enter Dr. William Harris’ office, something other than science jumps out at you. Photographs of Harris with state leaders like President George W. Bush… Read More →