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Bridgepoint Education Launches Canvas to Enhance the Student Experience for Ashford University and University of the Rockies


SAN DIEGO, May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) today announced its transition to the learning management system (LMS), Canvas. Created by Instructure, Canvas is an open online learning interface that is crafted to make teaching and learning easier. The system allows academic institutions to develop, deliver, and manage engaging face-to-face and online learning experiences.

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. announces its transition to Canvas, an open online learning interface that is crafted to make teaching and learning easier.

"As an organization focused on improving the student experience, it was clear that transitioning to Canvas was the best fit for our Ashford University and University of the Rockies students," said Andrew Clark, president and CEO of Bridgepoint Education. "Canvas is a state-of-the-art learning platform that will only enhance the modern academic experience for our students."

An added benefit of the Canvas LMS is the ability for students to use the platform via mobile application. In addition, the Canvas LMS also offers a course notification system and collaborative workspaces for groups to utilize. This type of capability will help students streamline the process of completing digital assignments. For instructional faculty, Canvas simplifies teaching by providing an intuitive LMS platform that is easy for educators and administrators to navigate.

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About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint owns two academic institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit,, or call Marianne Perez, Media Relations Manager, at 858.668.2586 x11636.


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