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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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Recommended Reading: ED Clarifies Its Intent on State Authorization Reciprocity

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) Last year Russ Poulin from WCET and I wrote an essay for Inside Higher Ed (also published at e-Literate) describing and countering attempts by the Century Foundation and other activists who were arguing against the … Continue reading

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IHE Essay: Getting the political facts straight about State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) The following essay, co-written by Russ Poulin and Phil Hill, was originally published at Inside Higher Ed in response to articles in the New York Times and Inside Higher Ed regarding whether New York state … Continue reading

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Inside Higher Ed: One year after selling majority stake in company

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) One year ago I wrote a post critical of Inside Higher Ed for not doing a blanket disclosure about the sale of a majority stake to a private equity firm with other education holdings (most notably … Continue reading

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