LENEXA, Kan., December 19, 2017 – Grantham University, a leading provider of online college degrees and certificate programs, is proud to announce a new partnership with the City of Lenexa (Kansas), which is also the location of the University’s headquarters.

As part of its Civil Service Education Program, Grantham University will provide educational benefits to the City of Lenexa, designed to reduce the cost of education for City employees. These benefits include:

  • Reduced tuition rates
  • Tuition deferral
  • Textbook and software grants
  • Career opportunities via the Grantham Pathways job portal

“We are excited to expand our Civil Service Education Program to our local community through this agreement with the City of Lenexa, enabling qualified employees to continue their education,” said Scott Andrews, president and CEO of Grantham University. “A Grantham education can lead to additional leadership opportunities, personal and professional growth, and potential pathways for new careers.”

Grantham University has more than 20 city, corporate, association and education partners, including a similar agreement with the cities of Olathe and Leavenworth, Kansas, and actively seeks opportunities to engage with members of the community through education fairs, Lunch-and-Learns and community grant programs.

“Through this partnership with Grantham University, our employees will have more opportunities for educational advancement and career growth,” said Jim Bowers, human resources director, City of Lenexa. “We are committed to developing continuing education prospects for City employees, and we look forward to collaborating with Grantham on future events and programming.”

Grantham University proudly serves a broad population of adult learners – from our nation’s honored military and public service to corporate America and those desiring education for personal and professional advancement. For more information on Grantham University, please visit our website: https://www.grantham.edu.


About Grantham University

Grantham University was founded in 1951 by Donald Grantham, a World War II veteran with a vision to make education achievable for military service members and veterans. Throughout the past 66 years, Grantham’s commitment to serving those who serve with affordable, accessible higher education has evolved into a culture of service that extends to all adult learners. The university’s ability to help students achieve their dreams through education is enabled by its unique approach and devotion to comprehensive student support, and its continual advancement in line with changing technologies.

Accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), Grantham University has earned a distinguished record as a respected distance learning university. The 100 percent online university offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate certificates and degree programs.