Continuing transformation of former large for-profit systems, with eye-squinting graphics
Grand Canyon University parent company isn’t playing around – buys Orbis for $362 million to fully enter OPM market
Purdue/ Kaplan, Grand Canyon, Ashford U all going “nonprofit”, Coursera focuses on degrees – the common theme of recent for-profit and MOOC news? The OPM market.
The Strayer/Capella merger shows that, while for-profits are still on the defensive, they may be beginning to develop a new vision for how they can compete on quality.
Purdue University’s tuition changes for the online university soon to be formerly known as Kaplan give us some early hints about direction and raise questions about whether NewU will be targeting in-state as well as out-of-state students.