AU Makes Successful Transition to Pearson eCollege

AU Makes Successful Transition to Pearson eCollege



Ashford University announced today that it has successfully transitioned to a new learning management system. Pearson eCollege is now serving as the online learning platform for Ashford University. As of January 5, every Ashford University online student is on eCollege.

“Because Ashford University is committed to continuous improvement, we are extremely pleased to provide our students with an enhanced student experience,” said Dr. Jane McAuliffe, president and chief executive officer of Ashford University. “From an academic perspective, we believe the Pearson eCollege platform and services will best serve our student population in 2010 and beyond.”

"Ashford University had an aggressive time line in mind for transitioning their online learning platform over to eCollege," said Matt Leavy, Chief Executive Officer of Pearson eCollege. "Yet, not only were results met on schedule, but ahead of schedule. It was a pleasure for us to work with such an efficient and capable management group and we look forward to a long-standing relationship.”

About Ashford University
Founded in 1918, Ashford University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org). The University offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs online and at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. The University is known for its high quality yet highly affordable online and on-campus programs. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.

About Pearson eCollege
Pearson eCollege, a part of Pearson (NYSE: PSO), is the leader in powering online learning and programs that enable educators globally to achieve measurable success for online and blended academic programs through on-demand education solutions that advance and improve the teaching and learning experience for learners in multiple types of educational institutions and programs. Pearson eCollege provides a composable (SaaS) learning platform, academic analytics and assessment, rich content solutions and renowned multi-level user support that allow students and teachers to achieve their academic goals. Pearson eCollege is the choice provider of online learning technology and services to the top online schools and programs globally. For more information, go to www.pearsonecollege.com or contact Susan Aspey as susan.aspey@pearson.com or 800.745.8489.

Ashford University announced today that it has successfully transitioned to a new learning management system. Pearson eCollege is now serving as the online learning platform for Ashford University. As of January 5, every Ashford University online student is on eCollege.

“Because Ashford University is committed to continuous improvement, we are extremely pleased to provide our students with an enhanced student experience,” said Dr. Jane McAuliffe, president and chief executive officer of Ashford University. “From an academic perspective, we believe the Pearson eCollege platform and services will best serve our student population in 2010 and beyond.”

"Ashford University had an aggressive time line in mind for transitioning their online learning platform over to eCollege," said Matt Leavy, Chief Executive Officer of Pearson eCollege. "Yet, not only were results met on schedule, but ahead of schedule. It was a pleasure for us to work with such an efficient and capable management group and we look forward to a long-standing relationship.”

About Ashford University
Founded in 1918, Ashford University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org). The University offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs online and at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. The University is known for its high quality yet highly affordable online and on-campus programs. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.

About Pearson eCollege
Pearson eCollege, a part of Pearson (NYSE: PSO), is the leader in powering online learning and programs that enable educators globally to achieve measurable success for online and blended academic programs through on-demand education solutions that advance and improve the teaching and learning experience for learners in multiple types of educational institutions and programs. Pearson eCollege provides a composable (SaaS) learning platform, academic analytics and assessment, rich content solutions and renowned multi-level user support that allow students and teachers to achieve their academic goals. Pearson eCollege is the choice provider of online learning technology and services to the top online schools and programs globally. For more information, go to www.pearsonecollege.com or contact Susan Aspey as susan.aspey@pearson.com or 800.745.8489.