2U leans into ‘free-to-degree’ pipeline
After a summer of layoffs and budget cuts, the online learning company 2U shared a more upbeat outlook in its third quarter earnings call.
2U announces layoffs, spending cuts to counter decline in online learning business
Online learning company 2U plans to refocus its business around edX, the former rival it purchased last year for $800 million.
EdX to retain brand after 2U acquisition, executives say
The combined company will keep its free offerings and offer more university degrees online to benefit international students and nontraditional American learners, the founders said.
Edtech firm 2U is buying EdX for $800 million
The online course platform EdX, founded by MIT and Harvard in 2012, is set to become 2U's public benefit arm.
Netflix expands HBCU workforce pilot in second year
After students in its pilot program at Norfolk State University graduated this spring, Netflix and its partner, 2U, will offer bootcamps to four more institutions that connect students with mentors.
Report: With online college courses on the rise, some deans want to accelerate change
A survey of 100 deans in the U.S. found that online innovation is important to higher ed, though opinions on the quality of online education vary.