Category Archives: OPMs & Program Support

First Board Meeting For Kaplan / Purdue University: Tuition Levels Set

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) Last week was the first meeting for the board of trustees for NewU, the working name for Kaplan University now that it has been “acquired” by Purdue University. And yes, the scare quotes are intentional … Continue reading

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Purdue University Deal To Acquire Kaplan University: Interview with Trace Urdan

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) The surprise news today is that Purdue University has agree to acquire the academic operations of Kaplan University. As stated in the 8-K filing by Kaplan University’s owner Graham Holdings: On April 27, 2017, Kaplan … Continue reading

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The Remarkable Transformation at UF Online

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) The University of Florida, based on a plan created by the state legislature, started UF Online in 2013. The original business plan was a case study in optimistic enrollment planning and the road-to-riches through online education. … Continue reading

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Online Program Management: An updated view of the market landscape

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) Earlier this summer I wrote a blog post giving a high-level view of the OPM market landscape, including a call for feedback. Thanks to some blog post comments and some private messages and even company … Continue reading

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Online Program Management: A view of the market landscape

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) One of the fastest-growing market segments in ed tech, and one of the least-understood, is that of Online Program Management (OPM). It doesn’t help that the terms OPM, Online Enablers, Online Service Providers are used … Continue reading

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