CBU names new VP for Online and Professional Studies


December 17, 2018 - Riverside, CA

California Baptist University today announced the appointment of veteran educator Pamela Daly as Vice President for Online and Professional Studies effective Jan. 2, 2019.

“We are pleased to welcome Pamela Daly to the executive team at CBU,” said Dr. Ronald L. Ellis, CBU president. Ellis noted that Daly brings a proven record of private higher education finance and administration experience to her new role.

“I am confident that Pamela’s background and skill set will help to increase enrollment and advance CBU’s distinctive brand and quality academic programs in the increasingly important and highly competitive online education marketplace,” Ellis said.

Daly comes to CBU from the Los Angeles College of Technology. From 2008 to 2017 she served in various administrative roles at DeVry University locations in San Diego and Fremont, California. She also taught psychology and management leadership courses at DeVry. Previously, Daly was vice president for sales at Goal Financial, LLC, in San Diego, a start-up financial institution assisting students with federal and private higher education funding options from 2001 to 2007.

At CBU Daly will oversee the Division of Online and Professional Studies, including enrollment management, marketing administration, operations and program development.

Daly received a Bachelor of Science in Counseling Psychology from San Diego Christian College and a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. She holds a Graduate Certificate in Education Leadership from the DeVry University Keller Graduate School of Management and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher Education at Liberty University.

California Baptist University currently offers more than 150 undergraduate majors and concentrations, 25 master’s degree programs and four doctoral programs. CBU is a private comprehensive institution located in Riverside, California and affiliated with California Southern Baptist Convention. Fall 2018 enrollment at CBU totaled 10,486 students, marking the institution’s 19th consecutive year of growth. CBU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities, and the International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities.