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Deb Bushway
Deborah Bushway, PhD
Interim President, Capella University

Deborah Bushway began her role as interim president of Capella University in March 2011 after a two-year appointment as the vice president academic affairs and provost. She previously served as the acting and associate dean of Capella's Harold Abel School of Psychology. Bushway has more than 20 years of experience in psychology and higher education, including 17 years with Metropolitan State University, where she was full professor and served as chair of the Psychology Department. While there, she was the recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award and the Carol C. Ryan Advising Award. She also continues to practice psychology as a licensed clinician. Bushway earned both her Master of Science in Psychology and PhD in Psychology from Iowa State University. She had authored numerous articles, book chapters and conference presentations throughout her career.

Blog Entries by Deb Bushway

A National Imperative: 5 Ways America Can Succeed in the New Knowledge Economy

Posted November 8, 2011 | 11/08/11 06:12 PM ET

As our nation deals with domestic and global economic and political turmoil, we must identify and remember indicators of America's hope and strength. One hopeful indicator for me is the number of people entering our higher education systems this fall. They begin the academic year with optimism, hope, and determination....

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Why We Aren't Participating in the U.S. News & World Report Online Education Survey

Posted September 19, 2011 | 09/19/11 10:40 AM ET

Over the years, U.S. News & World Report has become one of the standards in higher education for measuring and ranking institutions. There has been a lot of debate within higher education about the merit and value of the U.S. News rankings, but it is difficult to argue that they...

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