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Barry Kundert
Vice President of University Partnerships

Alma Mater:

Oregon State University, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science

As vice president of university partnerships, Barry works with university leaders to develop partnerships that enable the launch and growth of high-quality online programs. This process involves deep collaboration to understand the strategic goals, unique qualities and personality of the school, program and faculty. Barry marshals company resources to provide market research, best practices consulting and accurate financial forecasting data.  

What do you bring to Keypath as Vice President of University Partnerships?

I have nearly 18 years of experience in online learning and educational technology. Working with many college and university leaders to deploy new learning initiatives has given me a strong appreciation for the challenges they face. I am passionate about helping institutions deliver high quality, innovative, and accessible education.

How do you measure your success?

My success is measured by the success of the partners I work with. I strive to help schools identify the right opportunities and provide them with information to make sound decisions. Successful partnerships meet the school’s enrollment, retention and quality goals, but most importantly, lead to high student and faculty satisfaction.

What’s the best lesson you’ve learned in business?

You can’t do everything on your own.  A strong team is essential to long-term success.

What excites you about higher education?

Helping to deploy successful degree programs is very rewarding as it’s easy to see the positive impact on people who are working to prepare for a career, change careers, or just improve themselves though education. I greatly enjoy hearing success stories from students and faculty.

What’s the one hobby you couldn’t live without?

Fly fishing – I love to get outdoors as often as possible!

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