LENEXA, Kan., October 31, 2017 – Grantham University, a leading provider of online college degrees and certificate programs, is proud to announce a new partnership with the City of Olathe (Kansas).

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

  • Discounted tuition rates
  • Tuition deferral
  • Textbook and software grants

“We are excited to expand our Civil Service Education Program to the City of Olathe, 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 City of Leavenworth, Kansas, and actively seeks opportunities to engage with members of the community through education fairs, Lunch-and-Learns and community grant programs.

“Our employees are eager for additional opportunities for educational advancement and career growth, and our partnership with Grantham University supports the City’s commitment to employee development and learning,” said Kim Marshall, assistant director of human resources for the City of Olathe. “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.


Liz Istas

About The Author

Liz Istas has been Grantham’s communication manager for over seven years, and loves being part of the Grantham family of staff and students. Liz holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Kansas State University.