Your innovative partner in higher education
It’s time to fundamentally reimagine education. We’re committed to working with university presidents and provosts to create a better system for learners of all kinds, keeping pace with the changing expectations and rapidly evolving technology. We’re the right partners to solve your institution’s biggest challenges. Let’s advance education, together.
Insights built on experience, strengthened by research
We’ve been moving the needle in education technology for 15 years and continue to bring new insights to help institutions grow and change. Explore our latest market research and partnerships to see what we’re talking about today.
What do college presidents really think about today’s higher education?
We partnered with the Chronicle of Higher Education to understand college presidents’ top challenges. 98% believe change is necessary and 67% think change must be disruptive. Check out the rest of the survey results.
Today’s learners are in the driver’s seat: The Katie Blot report
Research shows that U.S. students’ top concern when selecting a college is cost. Now more than ever, they behave like consumers, comparison-shopping and seeking value as well as quality. Read the report to learn more.
Adapting to a changing higher education landscape
College presidents & provosts that embrace new student-centric practices and academic approaches will continue to grow, even in an increasingly competitive environment.
A modern recruitment philosophy
We help institutions take a student-centric approach to growing online by starting with a strategy grounded in research and building it around the student-consumer. Watch this video to learn more about our recruitment strategies.
Today’s learners demand more
Today’s students expect 24/7 access to enrollment, financial aid, course selection, and more. Your institution can meet those demands with personalized technology-driven solutions. Learn about how our Student Services & Technology Support can help you accomplish that.
Dynamic leadership leads to revolutionary change
At Blackboard, we see a different future of education, one that puts the learner at the center. To achieve that vision, we continue to drive change, through bold leadership and strategic partnerships.
In the news: The future of education technology
Watch this Bloomberg TV clip to hear Blackboard CEO, Jay Bhatt, share the five areas of education technology he expects to expand over the next year, including the use of mobile, competency-based learning and big data.
The new face of the American learner
Non-traditional learners like mid-career professionals are seeking higher education in order to compete. Courageous Learning highlights how technology and online education allow institutions to reach them.
Partnering with education leaders
As higher education industry experts, we’ve made strategic partnerships designed to maximize our ability to help institutions and learners.
Blackboard joins forces with UPCEA to reach new learners
The UPCEA partnership combines our global reach and expertise with UPCEA’s public policy role, improving access to education for today’s non-traditional learners. Learn more about our UPCEA partnership..
Academic planning services
From planning and development to delivery and continuous improvement, our Enterprise Consulting solutions provide you the comprehensive, strategic support you need so you can focus what is core to your mission: delivering the best higher education experience possible. Learn more.
We know higher education
Our team has spent years working in higher education and we understand the issues and challenges you face. As you look toward the future, let’s work together to embrace evolving technologies and trends.
Katie Blot: America’s education technology expert
Meet Katie Blot, former Dept. of Education CIO and Blackboard’s SVP of Corporate Strategy & Business Development. Katie’s team is focused on academic thought leadership work to shape the future of learning.
Meet our team
With combined years of experience, our team has a deep understanding of the challenges of today’s education system. They are committed to driving change and helping institutions evolve into the next generation.