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The Future of Higher Education

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Dr. Boston’s Blog

About Dr. Wally Boston

Dr. Wally Boston has spent more than two decades guiding universities, colleges, and students toward success. In 2021, Dr. Boston co-founded Green Street Impact Partners, a private equity fund, investing in EdTech start-ups that can positively impact learners.

Dr. Boston was appointed President Emeritus of the American Public University System after serving as President for more than 16 years. He is a member of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI), which advises the Department of Education’s Secretary on accreditation.

Dr. Boston’s particular interest is in making higher education more affordable and accessible to all learners. He also believes in the power of technology to enable access and improve outcomes for learners in higher education, K-12 education, and workforce development.

The latest insights and reflections

Higher Education Disruption – More Frequent With Deeper Changes

It’s almost impossible for a week to go by without reading about financial difficulties for institutions in the higher ed sector. From small private colleges…

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Pennsylvania’s Higher Ed – Transformation or Disruption?

Pennsylvania’s Higher Education system has been struggling for a few years. Triggered primarily by declining enrollments, the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) proposed…

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Artificial Intelligence Update

The volume and frequency of news about Artificial Intelligence applications and tools has been unprecedented. Over the past year, I have attempted to provide coverage…

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Subjects of Interest


Higher Education

Independent Schools


Student Persistence


Learn More About Green Street Impact Partners

At Green Street Impact Partners, Dr. Boston looks for innovative ed tech companies in K-12, higher education, and workforce learning seeking funding for additional growth. Drawing from his decades of experience, Wally assists EdTech early growth stage companies in scaling their operations and making a positive impact on learners of all ages.

Finally, Dr. Boston creates excellent opportunities for investors to understand the impact that EdTech investments can make in expanding access, improving learning, reskilling, and upskilling learners in a world that is rapidly changing due to advances in technology.

Learn more about Green Street Impact Partners today!

The Green Street Impact Partners Difference:

  • Sector experience
  • Investment and Operating Expertise
  • Substantial EdTech Network
  • Track Record in Education
  • Diverse Leadership Team