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Vista Higher Learning, Inc. Acquires Wiley’s World Languages Portfolio


BOSTON, MA — June 14, 2021 — Vista Higher Learning, the leading educational publisher of language learning products in the United States, acquired the World Languages product portfolio of Wiley, a global leader in research and education.  The agreement supplements and diversifies the market-leading portfolio of language programs published by Vista Higher Learning, expanding its solutions for language learning in both K–12 and higher education. Financial terms were not disclosed. 

"We are delighted to welcome Wiley’s trusted language learning portfolio, as well as their World Languages authors and customers into the Vista Higher Learning family,” said José Blanco, founder and creative director of Vista Higher Learning. “We share Wiley’s commitment to helping people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed and are excited to expand our focus, specialization and service to the language community.”

"We are pleased to have reached this agreement with Vista Higher Learning, which allows Wiley to continue sharpening its focus on our core disciplines that support career-connected education and empower learners to enter the fields driving our global economy forward,” said Justin Jeffryes, Editorial Director, World Languages at Wiley.

Instructors and students using the WileyPLUS platform for World Language courses will continue to have access to those courses and Wiley customer service until June 2022, before transitioning to Vista Higher Learning’s technology platform. Customers using Wiley’s companion websites will also continue to have access to those sites for this academic year.

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About Vista Higher Learning

Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Vista Higher Learning, Inc. was founded in 2000 as a specialized publisher focused exclusively on world languages. Since that time, VHL has become the market leader for language learning solutions in K–12 and Higher Education. Since its inception, Vista Higher Learning has been dedicated to developing highly engaging and authentic learning materials and integrating them with the latest in instructional technology. To learn more about Vista Higher Learning’s mission and products, visit, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn

About Wiley

Wiley is a global leader in research and education, unlocking human potential by enabling discovery, powering education, and shaping workforces. For over 200 years, Wiley has fueled the world’s knowledge ecosystem. Today, our high-impact content, platforms, and services help researchers, learners, institutions, and corporations achieve their goals in an ever-changing world. Visit us at, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Kim Nentwig
VP, Higher Ed Sales & Marketing, Vista Higher Learning

Andrea Sherman
Director, Global Communications, Wiley

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