In Memoriam: Gregory Milton
A Program Planning and Implementation Network Tribute to Gregory Milton, Ph.D.
It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that Greg Milton passed away last week. Greg Milton, Ph.D., was our colleague and friend and PPI’s former Chair (2018). Greg was instrumental to PPI for many years and helped the Network grow by recruiting many members. He was an incredible colleague and very warm-hearted leader who led PPI with compassion, tremendous knowledge in the field of continuing education, and always a smile on his face.
Greg was a great and innovative leader in higher education and continuing education and held various leadership positions. Since 2019 he has been a Managing Partner for Tarragona Associates, a Higher Education Consulting Group. From 2016 till 2019, Greg was the Director of Academic Programs, School of Extended & International Education, at Sonoma State University.
Greg held a PhD in History from UCLA, an MA in History from The Catholic University of America, and a BA in History from UC Berkeley. He served as an Electronic Warfare Mission Commander, Instructor, Naval Flight Officer from 1989 to 1997. He also served with the United States Naval Academy, U.S. Navy Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron Two, U.S. Navy.
With UPCEA Greg led various initiatives and contributed to many committees and conferences. In addition to serving as the PPI Chair in 2018, he participated as the UPCEA West Region Membership Coordinator in 2019/20 and volunteered as a planning committee member at the West Region Conference in 2015 and the 2019 West/Central Region Conference. We will miss Greg greatly.
Other UPCEA Updates + Blogs
Can Associations Attract Millennials with Credentialing? (Associations Now)
“The degree will always be an important credential, but it won’t always be the gold standard,” said Jim Fong, director…Read More
Alternative credentials now a must-have for traditional universities (eCampusNews)
Millennials prefer badging and certificates to traditional degrees, according to researchers from UPCEA, Penn State and Pearson. More than half…Read More