Author Profile

Howard Lurie | Principal Analyst of Online and Continuing Education for Eduventures Research, National Research Center for College and University Admissions (NRCCUA)

Current Position and Past Experience
Howard has extensive experience in developing and implementing online education technology solutions for higher education, corporate learning and K-12 education. At Eduventures Research, a division of the National Research Center for College and University Admissions (NRCCUA), Howard manages research studies investigating the adult learner market, alternative credentials, and Online Program Management (OPM) services. He provides advisory services to a broad range of Eduventures clients, including higher ed institutions and technology vendors. He co-authored Eduventures’ 2016 groundbreaking report on competency-based education, Deconstructing CBE: An Assessment of Institutional Activity, Goals and Challenges in Higher Ed.  Previously, Howard served as Managing Director for Academic Partnerships at Acrobatiq, where he led efforts to secure new partnerships, grants, and business opportunities. Howard has also served as a Vice President for External Affairs at edX, and was a founder and Managing Director of PBS LearningMedia.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Howard Lurie holds an M.A. in History and Social Sciences from Teachers College of Columbia University. He earned a B.A. in Economics and History from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Howard is an avid distance runner and sailor. He also serves on the board of the STEAM Studio Educational Foundation, and HMS MedScience, a career pathways program developed at Harvard Medical School.

You can connect with Howard Lurie on LinkedIn and on Twitter, at @EVHowardLurie.