Phil Hill Comments On 2U Acquisition Of edX
2U completed its acquisition of edX .. and released some additional news worth sharing.
November 17, 2021 – 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), a global leader in education technology, … announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of substantially all assets of edX, a world-leading online learning platform and education marketplace. The acquisition brings together the unique strengths and complementary capabilities of two major forces in online education to create one of the world’s most comprehensive free-to-degree online learning platforms.
2U is the parent company, with edX operating as its global online learning platform and primary brand for products and services. Together, 2U and edX will now serve more than 230 partners—including 19 of the top 20 ranked universities globally—and offer more than 3,500 online learning opportunities to over 40 million learners, including free courses, executive education, boot camps, and undergraduate and graduate degrees.
About Phil Hill
Phil is co-founder of MindWires. In this role, Phil is a consultant, advisor and writer specializing in educational technology strategy and organizational change management. He has assisted multiple colleges, universities and systems of higher education in technology-enabled change initiatives, with an emphasis on application of educational technologies for both virtual and physical spaces.
Along with the team at MindWires, Phil has helped several statewide systems of colleges and universities to select and implement educational technology solutions, guided many colleges and universities with their own educational technology decisions, led the organizational change management efforts at one of the largest higher education ERP deployments in the past five years, led the strategic planning and organizational design efforts for several educational technology programs, and provided guidance on educational technology markets.