Higher Ed Partners Appoints Jade Roth as Chief Operating Officer

DALLAS, Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher Ed Partners (HEP), a leading provider of online program management services for higher education, and sister company to US-based Academic Partnerships and Latin America-focused, Ilumno, today announced the appointment of Jade Roth as Chief Operating Officer. Roth joins Higher Ed Partners, after serving as CEO of Sagence Learning, an educational technology company providing a competency-based learning platform to universities.

"I am delighted to welcome Jade to our team. Her deep knowledge, experience and track record of success in higher education will be invaluable to supporting the growth of our entities in Europe, Africa and Canada. Jade's charge is to carry forward our strong social commitment to help expand access to top quality higher education to more global citizens," said Randy Best, founder of Higher Ed Partners.

"Higher Ed Partners has a unique opportunity to assist universities, in thriving international markets, accommodate strong demand through the online delivery of instruction and, by default, help support the growth of educational attainment in their countries," said Roth. "I am thrilled to join our talented team and to leverage its proven track record in the United States and Latin America as we expand our footprint."

Prior to Sagence Learning, Roth served as Vice President Books, Digital Strategy and Chief Product Officer for Barnes & Noble College where she successfully expanded its digital presence and oversaw all aspects of product development.

As COO, Roth has responsibility for all of Higher Ed Partners' global operations in service of local partner institutions.

About Higher Ed Partners (HEP)
Higher Ed Partners and its sister companies: Academic Partnerships and Ilumno, together form the leading online service providers for higher education globally. HEP assists universities in converting their on-campus degree programs into an engaging online format, recruits qualified students for those programs, and supports enrolled students through to graduation. HEP is guided by the principle that the opportunities presented through technology-aided learning make higher education more accessible and affordable. The education group has spent nearly 20 years developing innovative learning solutions to improve education.

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