John Sperling, the outspoken educator who made billions by starting the University of Phoenix, died this week at age 93 in Marin County. Son Peter Sperling has emerged as a quiet force in Santa Barbara business and community affairs, starting and bankrolling the San Roque School, founding CallWave, backing liberal politicians, and donating to land-preservation campaigns. He also helped his father run what became the profitable educational juggernaut in Arizona.
John Sperling Dies
Thursday, August 28, 2014
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