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Christopher "Chip" Paucek

Special Advisor to 2U; Co-Founder and Former CEO

Christopher "Chip" Paucek is a special advisor and the former CEO of 2U. He co-founded the company in 2008 to help the world’s best institutions eliminate the back row in education by bringing high-quality learning experiences online.

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Organizational Changes at 2U

To ensure the long-term success of 2U, we are making some significant changes that put us on the best path forward.

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Transforming Ambition into Impact

Today, we published our 2022 Transparency & Outcomes Report, showcasing how we’ve helped learners and our partners use the edX platform to change lives, communities, and the world for the better.

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What USA Today Got Wrong About Morehouse and 2U

Today, USA Today published a story about 2U’s partnership with Morehouse College. Here's what they got wrong.


One Year Later: Uniting Quality and Access to Create Exponential Impact

Discover 10 ways that 2U and edX have jointly evolved and innovated since we came together, enabling us to make an even greater impact for learners, our partners, and the world in the years to come.


2U’s 2021 Transparency Report: Leveraging the Power of Data to Meet Learners’ Needs

2U's third consecutive Transparency Report demonstrates our continued dedication to greater openness about our partnerships, the education programs we deliver together, and the strong learner outcomes we produce as a result. Discover why we believe transparency matters.

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Changes to 2U’s Team

2U is strategically transforming its business. We are moving forward as one unified brand on one platform—edX. Unfortunately, these changes mean we have to let a number of team members go—people who have helped build our company.


Don’t Let the Skeptic Win

Today, we are openly sharing an email that Co-Founder and CEO Chip Paucek sent to all employees emphasizing 2U’s important role expanding access and affordability in higher education and continued commitment to its mission, values, and focus on student outcomes.


Providing the Fuel For People to Shine: Meet Adam Drudge, 2U’s New Chief People Officer

Get to know Adam, our newest leader championing 2U’s culture—the bedrock of our continued success.


Continuing Our Commitment to Transparency: 2U’s Response to Senators Brown, Smith, and Warren

Learn more about our continued dedication to greater openness, access, affordability, and student outcomes by reading our response to a letter from Senators Brown, Smith, and Warren.


Potential, Unlocked

Each and every one of us has more to learn in order to unlock our full potential. Now, we can.