On February 3, 2015, West Virginia University at Parkersburg, on behalf of the Bridging the Gap Consortium, published a request for proposal (RFP) for a data analytics system with included training. On May 1, 2015, WVU Parkersburg is pleased to announce it will award Blackboard Analytics the contract. We believe Blackboard Analytics’ approach to data analysis has transformative potential for the Consortium. WVU Parkersburg is excited to partner with Blackboard Analytics. WVU Parkersburg and the Consortium believe this program will further enhance the Consortium’s commitment to the data-driven decision making. Thank you to the vendors who responded to the RFP for data analytics services. WVU Parkersburg appreciates your participation and interest in meeting this need in the community and technical college system.