Press Release (August 26, 2004)

Total Commitment to Excellence

In August, VIU was the proud recipient of a contribution of $10,000 towards establishing an endowment fund from Dr. Johnson A. Edosomwan, Chairman of JJA Consultants, Inc. in Fairfax, Virginia. This remarkable gesture marks VIU’s first endowment. The funds received from Dr. Edosomwan have established the Johnson A. Edosomwan Endowment at VIU from which the university plans to reward students for outstanding leadership.

Dr. Edosomwan is currently Chairman, CEO, and Sr. Executive of JJA Consultants, Inc. as well as Group Chairman of the Continuous Improvement Company. “Total Commitment to Excellence” is truly his motto as Dr. Edosomwan currently serves as Advisor, Sr. Executive Coach and Consultant to several public- and private-sector organizations worldwide. He is also Chairman of the International Who’s Who in Quality and Past President of the International Society of Productivity and Quality Research.

Recognized as a pioneer in quality, productivity, leadership competencies, technology, customer service, and performance improvement systems, Dr. Edosomwan has completed over 1000 consulting project and has trained over 215,000 executives and professional worldwide. His commitment to excellence continues as he has written over 65 books and developed over 396 leadership performance tools.

Please join VIU in thanking Dr. Edosomwan for his generous gift. We appreciate his contribution and commitment to VIU, its students and his total devotion to the concept of excellence.