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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

Creative Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Education

Over the weekend, I read a LinkedIn post discussing a book about artificial intelligence in education. Normally, I flag posts like that or store the…

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New Report Explores Artificial Intelligence and Universities

Mary Meeker, a former Wall Street securities analyst and venture capitalist, rose to fame with her analyst reports about technology companies in the early stages…

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Can You Use Generative AI for College Searches?

Over the weekend, I discussed my nephew’s interest in colleges with my sister-in-law. He is interested in engineering programs, and my sister-in-law said he is…

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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