Joseph F. Barstys of Subaru of America Inc. Joins Peirce College Board of Trustees

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Joseph F. Barstys of Subaru of America Inc. Joins Peirce College Board of Trustees

For Immediate Release

PHILADELPHIA - March 5, 2007: Peirce College, a private, four-year, specialized institution providing practical, high quality degree programs to primarily working adult learners, announced today that Joseph F. Barstys, Manager, Retention Marketing at Subaru of America, Inc., has joined the College's Board of Trustees.

"Joe Barstys has a wealth of expertise relevant to Peirce College," said President Arthur J. Lendo, Ph.D. "He will be a strong addition to our board."

Mr. Barstys has served Subaru of America, Inc., for more than 20 years. An innovative customer relationship manager, he spearheaded the creation of the groundbreaking Subaru Owner Loyalty Program - one of the first of its kind to emphasize ongoing after-sale customer communication. Prior to Subaru, Mr. Barstys managed marketing and sales operations for Eaton Corporation's Industrial Truck Division. Today, Mr. Barstys is an active member of the Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals in Business (SOCAP), most recently serving as the organization's Immediate Past President of the Board of Directors, and is a charter member of the New Jersey Coalition for Consumer Education.

About Peirce College

Peirce College offers bachelor's and associate degree programs in Business, Healthcare, Information Technology and Paralegal Studies. Peirce College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104 (phone: 267-284-5000). For more information about Peirce College, call 1.888.467.3472 or visit

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