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Andrew Hermalyn

President, Partnerships

Andrew Hermalyn leads partnerships at 2U. Reporting to CEO Chip Paucek, Hermalyn joined 2U as its founding intern in 2008. Hermalyn earned his undergraduate degree from Lehigh University.

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Partner Spotlight

5 Ways Revenue Sharing Drives Access, Innovation, and Quality Outcomes in Higher Ed

Over 30 of 2U’s university partners provided comments to the U.S. Department of Education in support of keeping the bundled-services provision in its 2011 Dear Colleague Letter, which enables revenue sharing with companies like 2U. Discover why our partners and their students say it’s critical to preserve this guidance.

Apr 3, 2023·Andrew Hermalyn

News & Press

2U Named to Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies” List for 2022

2U was recognized in the "Most Innovative Joint Ventures" category alongside Guild Education.

Mar 8, 2022·Andrew Hermalyn

Partner Spotlight

Why SMU Is Embracing the Power of Stackable Learning with a New Boot Camp Credit Waiver

Beginning this spring, eligible students in Southern Methodist University’s Data Science Boot Camp can apply for credit toward an online master’s degree. Hear from Peter K. Moore, SMU’s associate provost for curricular innovation and policy, why this innovative initiative was created to serve the evolving needs of learners and employers.

Feb 8, 2022·Andrew Hermalyn

Partner Spotlight

A Catalyst of Change: Why Rice University Embraces Partnerships to Create Access to Quality Education for All

Learn how Rice University is opening new doors to opportunity through partnership for people across the world and cultivating a diverse community of learners online where all are welcome.

Dec 14, 2021·Andrew Hermalyn


Creating Pathways to Prosperity at Scale: Meet Karlo Young, SVP of University Partnerships and Portfolio General Manager

Education has always been a great equalizer for Karlo Young. As SVP of university partnerships and portfolio general manager, he’s made it his mission to enable greater access to life-changing academic experiences like he had for others around the world.

Nov 3, 2021·Andrew Hermalyn

Partner Spotlight

Adapting Higher Education for the Lifelong Learner

To mark the launch of Fortune’s new Education hub, I invited Fortune CEO Alan Murray to ask leaders from three of 2U’s university partners to reflect on how the mission and structure of the university need to change to meet the demands of lifelong learning.

May 5, 2021·Andrew Hermalyn

Partner Spotlight

Relationships Matter: The Story Behind Columbia AI

Beneath the headlines and inside 2U, 2U's newest partnership with Columbia Engineering to launch the Columbia Artificial Intelligence Program is actually the story of why relationships matter, and how meaningful relationships can open doors.

Sep 8, 2020·Andrew Hermalyn

Partner Spotlight

NYU Provost Katherine Fleming on COVID-19, DEI, and Flying Away

NYU Provost Katherine “Katy” Fleming shares her perspective on COVID-19, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a well-known Nelly Furtado jingle.

Jun 25, 2020·Andrew Hermalyn


OPINION: Going Online for the Fall—Higher Ed’s Challenge and Opportunity

The question isn’t whether universities will remain online this fall, it’s how they will respond to the demand for high-quality education online.

Apr 16, 2020·Andrew Hermalyn