Press release

University of Kentucky Partners with Wiley Education Services

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Wiley Education Services, a division of Wiley (NYSE:JWA) (NYSE:JWB) that
provides tailored
and technology
to higher education institutions, and the University of
Kentucky are pleased to announce they have entered into a partnership to
offer the College of Social Work’s Master
of Social Work online
, launching in Fall 2019.

The partnership has its roots in University of Kentucky President Eli
Capilouto’s ambitious agenda to enhance the University’s profile as the
state’s land-grant and flagship research university. Offering its
programs online is part of his plan to focus on creating opportunities
for innovation in teaching and learning, cultivating research and
creative scholarship, empowering communities through service and
outreach, and engaging in a shared dialogue about institutional

Further, the partnership supports the University’s College of Social
Work and its goal to provide a superior education and increase its
accessibility to all students.

“We are thrilled to bring our Master of Social Work to the online
format, which will ultimately help us serve more individuals, families,
and communities in need of high-quality social services,” said Ann Vail,
PhD, Interim Dean of the College of Social Work. “This significantly
affects the residents of Kentucky as well as areas of the country where
our students and graduates will be practicing.”

Wiley will provide services in market strategy, program design and
development, marketing and brand management, and student recruitment and
retention for an initial contract period of seven years.

“The aims of the University and the College of Social Work align with
our mission of driving student success and institutional growth,” said
Matt Hillman, Co-President of Wiley Education Services. “Together
University of Kentucky and Wiley are helping to deliver much-needed
skilled talent to the social services field.”

About the University of Kentucky

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more
students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting
more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To
read more about the UK story and how you can support continued
investment in your university and the Commonwealth, go to
#uk4ky #seeblue

About Wiley Education Services

Wiley Education Services, a division of Wiley, is a leading, global
provider of technology-enabled education solutions to meet the evolving
needs of institutions and learners. With the addition of Learning
House, a Wiley brand
, we partner with more than 60 institutions
across the US, Europe, and Australia, and support over 800 degree
programs. Our best-in-class services and market insights are driven by
our unmatched commitment and expertise—proven to elevate enrollment,
retention, and completion rates. For more information visit

About Wiley

Wiley is a global leader in research and education. Our online
scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, and our digital
learning, assessment, certification and student-lifecycle services and
solutions help universities, academic societies, businesses, governments
and individuals to achieve their academic and professional goals. For
more than 200 years, we have delivered consistent performance to our
stakeholders. The Company’s website can be accessed at