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Andy Cagle

Andy Cagle

Andy Cagle is VitalSource’s communications and public relations manager. In his current role, he is responsible for furthering VitalSource’s mission of providing the best affordable digital content to all learners by telling the stories of our successes working with students, schools, publishers, and corporate training partners.

Prior to coming to VitalSource, Andy spent 15 years in public education, including stints as a classroom teacher and adjunct instructor, a community relations and communications officer and teacher trainer for a K-12 school district, and a marketing and public relations director for a small college. His work focused on improving outcomes and college access for socioeconomically disadvantaged, rural students. In addition to his experience in education, he has more than 25 years in various capacities in community newspapers. Andy holds B.A.s from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and an M.A. in Technology and Communication from the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Recent Posts from Andy Cagle


To buy or not to buy: the student course material quandary

September 19, 2017 • 1 minute read

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, enrollment in two- and four-year degree-granting programs rose from 13.2 to 17 million students (an increase of 30...

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University of Missouri System taking great strides toward access, affordability

September 12, 2017 • 1 minute read

One of the best things about my job is being able to go out and meet the faculty and administrators who are working to ensure all students have access to affordable course...


Surprising barriers to college attendance and success

July 20, 2017 • 1 minute read

We often think of the obstacles that prevent students from attending college as being financial—and I am not discounting the importance of cost as a barrier—but there are also...

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Hinds Community College and VitalSource Access

December 12, 2016 • 1 minute read

Last month, our own Mike Hale wrote about course-fee models as the way to ensure all college students had their required course materials on or before the first day of classes. As...


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