Category Archives: OPMs & Program Support

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

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) 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 (476) 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 (476) 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 (476) 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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Fall 2014 IPEDS Data: Interactive table ranking DE programs by enrollment

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) Last week I shared a static view of the US institutions with the 30 highest enrollments of students taking at least one online (distance ed, or DE) course. But we can do better than that, … Continue reading

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