A Wholly-Owned Small Business Subsidiary of the Academic Consortium for Global Education, Inc. (ACGE).

What We Do

Working within Global Academic, the ACGE professional staff brings extensive experience in curriculum development and designing training programs for both public and private organizations. Uniquely, our business model and methodology leverages the project-specific, specialized knowledge and teaching brilliance of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) from America’s higher education community with the skills of our instructional designers, contract administrators, and project managers to create student-centered learning experiences which are offered reliably in online, face-to-face and blended learning environments.


We work closely with our clients to evaluate their specific needs and identify project challenges.

Resource Mobilization

We engage our network of academics and professionals to develop our custom solutions.

Project Management

We implement a goal-oriented project procedure that promotes efficiency and quality assurance.


We deliver creative solutions that provide our clients with the opportunity to assess outcomes.

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Global Academic Board of Directors

GA’s Board of Directors has over 150 years of combined experience in higher education as professors, deans, and vice presidents at some of the nation’s finest research universities. Each member of our board has played an integral role in the outreach efforts and revenue growth of their respective institutions. They remain active participants in national academic research networks and professional associations, which provides GA with open access to new knowledge resources across all disciplines.

Dr. Edward S. Twardy

PhD, University of Virginia — Professor Emeritus, University of Vermont; Founder and President, Academic Consortium for Global Education (ACGE) Inc. and Managing Director, Global Academics Inc.

Dr. Thomas J. Gustafson

EdD, University of Vermont — Vice President for Student and Campus Life, University of Vermont

Dr. James P. Pappas

PhD, Purdue University — Vice President Emeritus for University Outreach, and former Dean of the College of Liberal Studies, University of Oklahoma

Dr. James H. Ryan

PhD, State University of New York, Buffalo — Vice President Emeritus for Outreach and Cooperative Extension, Pennsylvania State University