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2U, Inc. CEO and Co-Founder Chip Paucek and Chief Impact Officer Jim Shelton to Speak at the Goldman Sachs Harvard University Global Education Conference 2015

LANDOVER, Md., June 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq:TWOU), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service technology fused with technology-enabled services that enables leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver their degree programs online, announced today that 2U CEO and co-founder Chip Paucek and 2U Chief Impact Officer and former Deputy Secretary of Education, Jim Shelton, will participate as panelists on June 18th at the 2015 Goldman Sachs Harvard University Global Education Conference.

This two-day, invitation-only conference, which began in 2011, brings together leaders in education, government, academia, entrepreneurship, the investor community and education businesses from around the world. Invitees will discuss how innovation, globalization, regulation and technology are impacting education, and how the public and private sectors can work together to drive improved student learning outcomes.

About 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

2U partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world's best online degree programs so students everywhere can reach their full potential. Our Platform, a fusion of cloud-based software-as-a-service technology and technology-enabled services, provides schools with the comprehensive operating infrastructure they need to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate students globally. Blending live face-to-face classes, dynamic course content and real-world learning experiences, 2U's No Back Row™ approach ensures that every qualified student can experience the highest quality university education for the most successful outcome.

CONTACT: Media contact: Jemila Woodson, 2U, Inc. jwoodson@2U.com 301-892-4419

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