IBJNews

Harrison College names new president

Back to TopCommentsE-mailPrintBookmark and Share

Jason T. Konesco, 37, has been named president of Harrison College, which was formerly known as the Indiana Business College.

Konesco replaces his father, Ken Konesco, who has led the Indianapolis-based for-profit school since 1986. Ken Konesco is now CEO of the college’s parent company, Education Management Corp.

Jason Konesco came to Harrison College in 1999 after working for Brightpoint, Inc. in Indianapolis and Philip Morris U.S.A. in Minneapolis. Most recently, he was Harrison’s senior vice president of operations, overseeing its 13 campuses, online division and Chef’s Academy.

Jason Konesco’s first paid job at Harrison was as a high school presenter, a moonlighting gig he took while earning his MBA in finance from Butler University. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Notre Dame.

Harrison College has seen a surge of new students during the recession. Enrollment grew 25 percent in the past year and now stands at 5,700.

The school offers 30 degree programs and is looking to add more bachelors and master’s degrees. It also is growing its online division.

“We’ve grown by meeting the needs of several audiences: students looking to enter the work force, change careers or get a promotion,” Jason Konesco said in a prepared statement.

ADVERTISEMENT

Post a comment to this story

COMMENTS POLICY
We reserve the right to remove any post that we feel is obscene, profane, vulgar, racist, sexually explicit, abusive, or hateful.
 
You are legally responsible for what you post and your anonymity is not guaranteed.
 
Posts that insult, defame, threaten, harass or abuse other readers or people mentioned in IBJ editorial content are also subject to removal. Please respect the privacy of individuals and refrain from posting personal information.
 
No solicitations, spamming or advertisements are allowed. Readers may post links to other informational websites that are relevant to the topic at hand, but please do not link to objectionable material.
 
We may remove messages that are unrelated to the topic, encourage illegal activity, use all capital letters or are unreadable.
 

Messages that are flagged by readers as objectionable will be reviewed and may or may not be removed. Please do not flag a post simply because you disagree with it.

Sponsored by
ADVERTISEMENT

facebook - twitter on Facebook & Twitter

Follow on TwitterFollow IBJ on Facebook:
Follow on TwitterFollow IBJ's Tweets on these topics:
 
Subscribe to IBJ
  1. "This was a very localized, Indiana issue," he said. As in, Indiana failed to expand Medicaid to cover its poor citizens resulting in the loss of essential medical services, including this EMS company. Well done, Indiana GOP. Here are the real death panels: GOP state governments who refuse to expand Medicaid for political reasons.

  2. In the "one for all, all for none" socialist doctrine the sick die...this plus obama"care" equates to caucasian genocide plus pushed flight to cities thus further eroding the conservative base and the continualed spiral toward complete liberal/progressive/marxist America.

  3. There is a simple reason why WISH is not reporting on this story. LIN has others stations in different markets that are affiliated with CBS. Reporting about CBS blindsiding WISH/LIN due to CBS's greed and bullying tatics would risk any future negoations LIN will have with CBS in other markets.

  4. My best always! Dave Wilson

  5. How did Columbus, Ohio pull off a car share service without a single dollar of public subsidies? They must not have a mayor who is on the take like Indianapolis. Daimler Benz offers Columbus residents their Smart Cars on a market-driven basis: "This has some neat features. Cars don’t have to be picked up and dropped off at fixed points. You find one with your smart phone based on GPS, and drop it off anywhere in the service area you can find a spot – even at a meter. These cars aren’t required to feed the meter so you get free on street parking while using them. I was told this system was put in place on a market basis without subsidies – and that the vendor actually pays the city for the use of the meters." http://www.urbanophile.com/2014/05/26/checking-in-on-columbus/

ADVERTISEMENT