12 janvier 2020

Group Forms to Fight Marlboro Absorption

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. About a month after Emerson College announced plans to absorb Marlboro College, a group is coming forward with an alternative effort that it says would keep Marlboro open and independent. More...

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Ashford University to Split From Parent Company

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Educational technology services company Zovio has stated its intention to spin off Ashford University, the for-profit institution it has been trying to convert to a nonprofit for more than a year. More...

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Canvas Parent Company to Go Private

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The company announced a few weeks ago that it was exploring a number of strategic options, including a possible sale. Yesterday the company agreed to be acquired by private equity and investment firm Thoma Bravo for approximately $2 billion. More...

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OUP Agrees to 1st U.S. Read-and-Publish Deal

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Oxford University Press announced its first “read-and-publish” open-access deal in the U.S. this week.
The publisher reached an agreement in principle with Iowa State University, with details to be finalized by the end of this year. More...

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American Public Selects D2L Brightspace as LMS

HomeBy Doug Lederman. American Public University System has selected Brightspace by D2L as its learning management system, the university and the company announced. More...

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Wake Forest, Through Pearson, Will Offer Health-Care Degrees

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Wake Forest University has selected Pearson to help it offer two master's degrees in health-care leadership and clinical research management, both through the university's medical school. More...

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Rebranding for a Major Ed-Tech Investor

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Sterling Partners' Educational Opportunity Fund, which has invested in numerous technology and other companies in the higher education and workforce preparation markets, has a new name as it seeks to carve out a more visible presence. More...

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11 janvier 2020

Looking Abroad and to Faith Groups

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. Community college in New York is betting on partnerships with other countries and local faith organizations to increase its sagging enrollment. More...

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State Data Partnerships

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. As part of a push to better equip higher education institutions with better data, the University of Texas system worked with the U.S. Census Bureau to gather student outcomes data that includes those who leave the state. More...

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Hillary Clinton Appointed Chancellor of University in Northern Ireland

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. Clinton, who ran against Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, will be the first woman in Queen's University's 173-year history to hold the position, according to the BBC. The term lasts for five years. More...

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