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Unified in hope,
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The problems in public higher education are too complex to solve alone

The REP4 Alliance is a powerful network of regional and national education, industry, and technology leaders, led by the seven higher education partners. The alliance works together to guide learners along their transformative journeys, provide expertise, test prototypes, implement ideas, and shape the future of REP4.

Grand Valley State University, REP4's organizer and convener, is the founding Midwest partner. The seven other founding partners are: Amarillo College, a community college in Texas; Boise State University, a Research II university in Idaho; California State University San Marcos, an HSI (Hispanic-Serving Institution) and AANAPISI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution) in California; Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, a system of 17 public colleges and universities; Fort Valley State University, an HBCU (Historically Black College or University) in Georgia; Illinois Institute of Technology, a technology-focused university in Chicago and Shippensburg University, part of the state system in Pennsylvania.


“REP4 is an inspiring model for reimagining higher education designed by students for students. I believe these student-centered innovations have the profound potential to transform the lives of learners, driving opportunity not only for themselves but also for their families, communities, and societies. As a comprehensive technology university committed to expanding and fueling student access and success, we are honored to participate in the REP4 alliance.”

- Raj Echambadi, President, Illinois Institute of Technology