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As universities and their students adopt more versatile and technology-rich approaches to higher education, Academic Partnerships serves as a leader and pacesetter: distilling insights, providing tools, guiding innovation and co-creating positive change.


2022/2023 Impact Report

AP’s Impact Report provides a transparent look at how we help students realize a high return on their investment by supporting regional universities’ delivery of high-quality, affordable and workforce-relevant education.

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Chronicle of Higher Education Virtual Forum: Why Regional Public Universities Matter and How to Tell That Story

February 29, 2024

“Figure out what your institution does well and lean into that story.” Effective ways to reinforce positive messages about how regional public universities create value…

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3 Questions for CEO of Academic Partnerships on Learner ROI

November 10, 2023

Inside Higher Ed's Joshua Kim discusses Learner ROI with AP's Fernando Bleichmar Of all the online program management companies, I know the least about Academic Partnerships.…

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Return on Investment (ROI) Conversation with Chancellor of Arkansas State & Academic Partnerships’ CEO, Fernando Bleichmar

November 9, 2023

Chancellor Shields and Fernando Bleichmar discuss the results of the ROI survey and the impact online programs are having in rural America and surrounding communities.

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