ImageX Advances Open Source Digital Capabilities for Higher Education

ImageX, a Drupal web agency, is pleased to announce the launch of OpenEDU, a modular Drupal website framework built for higher education institutions. The platform leverages the Acquia Lightning distribution, combined with higher education specific features, theme and site structure. It is now available for free download through

Out of the box, OpenEDU saves higher education institutions and developers time and effort to create and launch a fully functional website. The framework includes a dynamic higher education theme, and a content structure that seamlessly enables complex relationships and dependencies between a college or university’s programs, classes, and faculty. The initial release of OpenEDU includes features such as:

  • Pre-built components for programs, courses & profiles
  • Content workflows & governance
  • Easy-to-use, responsive layouts
  • News publishing
  • Powerful admin & user options

To experience how OpenEDU can empower your school’s web presence, please visit

The initial release of OpenEDU will serve as the foundation for the distribution, with four additional quarterly releases scheduled over the next year. ImageX is currently seeking pilots, partners and collaborators to finalize features for future releases.

“OpenEDU has evolved from a hypothesis to now its second major release,” said ImageX CEO Glenn Hilton. “It is the culmination of inputs from over 30 higher education web implementations, industry experts, and a panel of higher education establishments, combined with technology recommendations from digital experience management solutions provider Acquia. We couldn’t be more excited to see the distro in use.”

“OpenEDU brings together critical functionality to support the broad array of initiatives that campus digital…

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